NFL Draft 2018: Five bold predictions for the Minnesota Vikings

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The Minnesota Vikings will surprise fans with the players they pick and trades made during the 2018 NFL Draft. Here are 5 bold predictions from the draft.

Millions of football fans around the world will be tuning in to watch the 2018 NFL Draft starting on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The Minnesota Vikings are among the teams hoping to find the right pieces to help take the franchise to the next level.

Minnesota has 8 selections over the course of the three-day, seven round event where the top college prospects will find out which teams they will be selected by in an order based upon their success during the 2017 season.

However, the NFL Draft rarely goes according to plan. Trades will happen and surprising selections will be made, leaving fans with the jaw on the ground because the mock drafts they have been looking at go right out the window.

Let’s take a look at some things that might happen at the 2018 NFL Draft that fans of the Minnesota Vikings might not expect to happen…starting with the team’s first-round pick.