Minnesota Vikings Draft 2019: Four-round mock draft – 3.0

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(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Sean Bunting
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Round Four

Sean Bunting – CB (Central Michigan)

It’s no secret that the Vikings love cornerbacks when it comes to draft weekend. The last time Minnesota did not select a corner in the NFL Draft was way back in 2008. So it isn’t a matter of if the Vikings draft a cornerback this year, it’s a matter of when.

While there has been talk of the possibility of trading Trae Waynes this offseason, it is looking more and more like he will in fact be back with Minnesota for 2019, which makes this less of a need than it could have been.

So as of now, the Vikings will be returning a solid group of corners in 2019 with Waynes, Xavier Rhodes, Mackensie Alexander, Mike Hughes, and Holton Hill (who just received a four game PED suspension).

Looking to the future, both Waynes and Alexander will be set to hit free agency after next year. Both guys have played well during the past few seasons and each should be looking at getting a pretty decent payday, possibly making it difficult for Minnesota to retain them.

Sean Bunting has been a force for Central Michigan during the past three years, racking up nine interceptions and shutting down opposing receivers. He really put himself on the map during this year’s NFL Scouting Combine with a great showing.

Bunting has great size and good speed, but he is looked at as more of a developmental player who will need a little time to bring everything together.

Being drafted by the Vikings would be a perfect spot for him as Mike Zimmer has proven time and time again that he can develop cornerbacks. Another perk for Bunting would be that he wouldn’t be asked to do to much in his rookie season with Minnesota. He has a very high ceiling if he goes to the right team.

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