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Vikings Lock Up #8 Pick In Upcoming Draft

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It is now official.  The Vikings have the #8 overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft.

It is a bittersweet position to be in.  When you select that early in the draft, you have a lot more options as to who you want to pick.  But it also means that you had a pretty bad season.

The Vikings ended the season 5-10-1.  Just last season, this Minnesota team had a 10-6 record and a wild card birth in the playoffs.

Who do you think the Vikings should look to select with the #8 overall pick?  Should they try to trade up or down?

Let us know your opinion in the comments below!

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