Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Recap: Early February Edition


It’s been two weeks since we’ve checked in on the status of Minnesota Vikings mock drafts around the internet.  While not a lot has changed since then, many other media outlets have since released their first offering of predictions for the 2015 NFL Draft.  This gives us another opportunity to see who some of the experts and not-so-experts think would be best for the Vikings to select.

So, here it is.  This is the early February Minnesota Vikings mock draft recap from around the web.  The sites are organized by player selected rather than alphabetically by site or order of preference to highlight the number of times each player was forecasted to land with the Vikings.

Let’s get started:

Nov 29, 2014; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers wide receiver Sammie Coates (18) catches a second quarter touchdown pass Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

Sammy Coates, WR – Auburn

T.J. Clemmings, OT – Pittsburgh

La’el Collins, OT – LSU

Amari Cooper, WR – Alabama

Dante Fowler II,  DE – Florida

Ereck Flowers, OT – Miami

Cedric Ogbuhei, OT – Texas A&M

Nov 29, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Louisville Cardinals wide receiver DeVante Parker (9) runs the ball against Kentucky Wildcats defensive tackle Cory Johnson (67) during the second half at Papa John

DeVante Parker, WR – Louisville

Andrus Peat, OT – Stanford

Brandon Scherff, OT – Iowa

Danny Shelton, DT – Washington

Shaq Thompson, LB – Washington

Trae Waynes, CB – Michigan State

Kevin White, WR – West Virginia

That’s a lot of mocks!  As you can tell from the list, the most popular choice to be selected by the Vikings right now is Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker, being selected a whopping 15 times.  Still, there is some debate as to what the biggest need on the team is according to the Vikings mock draft folks.

Here is how the Minnesota Vikings mock draft list breaks down according to position:

  • 21 wide receivers
  • 8 offensive linemen
  • 2 defensive backs
  • 2 defensive lineman

What do you guys think is one of the biggest needs for the Vikings?  And who would you like to see Minnesota select in the first round?  Make sure to discuss it in the comments as well as recommend any sites that you’d like added in the next edition of the Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Recap!

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