Pre-Super Bowl Mock Draft: Vikings Pick DeVante Parker

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"The Vikings lack playmakers, with the uncertainty surrounding Adrian Peterson and the disappearing act from Cordarrelle Patterson. With quarterback Teddy Bridgewater showing signs of promise, what better way to allow him to continue to improve by giving him a former college teammate as his go-to weapon in the passing game?"

After missing out on Duron Carter, you have to imagine the Vikes will be looking to upgrade their receiver talent through the draft. Maybe they will go for one of the big names at 11 or maybe they will wait until a later spot and take a guy like Phillip Dorsett or Devin Smith.

Or maybe they’re happy with what they have at receiver. Though I can’t imagine that being the case.

We know one guy who’ll be very happy if the Vikings take DeVante Parker. Teddy Bridgewater has made it known that he would like to be reunited with his former Louisville target. Of course there are other intriguing receivers who might be available at 11, including Amari Cooper and Kevin White. All depends on how the picks fall.

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