Vikings Draft 2020: Post-free agency seven-round mock draft

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(Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) Michael Onwenu
(Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) Michael Onwenu /

Fourth Round (Pick No. 132)

Michael Onwenu – IOL (Michigan)

Once again, the interior of the Vikings offensive line struggled last year. Michael Onwenu is here to help that. He’s a mammoth of a human, standing at nearly 6-foot-3 and weighing in at 344-pounds.

Even with all that size, he still moves extremely well and he provides quite a bit of power as well. He has a very strong anchor and when he sinks his hips, he can hold his ground really well and won’t get pushed back easily.

He’s very strong against bull rushes and he can create natural leverage against bigger linemen. He’s strong in tight and can squeeze gaps very well.

Onwenu may start is more of a depth piece, kind of like Dru Samia did last year, allowing him to develop and become an intricate part of Minnesota’s offense in the future.

The Vikings are in desperate need of interior offensive linemen and drafting one this late probably isn’t ideal, but it is how the draft fell. If they wait this long and take Onwenu, it’ll be a better pick in the long run than the short-term future.