This Minnesota Vikings seven-round mock draft is intended for entertainment purposes only.
Just for the heck of it, let’s take a stab at a Vikings seven-round mock draft. I’m sure some of these picks will enrage a few readers but what’s the fun of a mock draft if you can’t tick people off?
As I see it, the top “needs” for the Vikings are wide receiver followed by offensive line and then safety. Keep in mind that Mike Zimmer loves having lots of defensive linemen so even though that’s not technically a “need” position, don’t be shocked if the Vikes go defensive line fairly early. We keep being told that this is a deep draft for defensive tackles.
Other positions the Vikings could address? How about running back? Tight end? Cornerback? Punter?
The Vikings as of now have eight picks in seven rounds, but that is sure to change as the draft plays out and Rick Spielman starts working the phones. Spielman has always said he likes ending up with ten picks, so you can expect a few trade-backs. For the purposes of this mock, I’m sticking with the eight picks the Vikings have as of now so no trades. Let’s kick this off with the one pick that I think is pretty easy: