Tyler Biadasz – G/C (Wisconsin)
The Vikings need to add a guard on Day 3 of the draft and they could do it as early as the fourth round. After the trades they made on Thursday and Friday, Minnesota now has three fourth-round picks, and landing a versatile interior offensive lineman like Tyler Biadasz would be a huge score.
Wisconsin offensive linemen always seem to translate well to the NFL. They are big, mean, and physical blockers who grind to the whistle on every snap of the football.
Biadasz is exactly that. The 6-foot-4, 314 pound former Badger is a smart and experienced player having been a three-year starter for Wisconsin.
The biggest plus when it comes to Biadasz is his versatility. He can play both guard spots and also lineup at center. He not only could give the Vikings a potential starter at one of their guard positions, but he also provides and an excellent backup option to Garrett Bradbury if he were to get hurt.
Minnesota needs help at guard with Pat Elflein’s play being horrendous during the last couple of seasons and the team foolishly letting go of Josh Kline earlier this offseason. A rookie like Biadasz could come in and compete with Elflein or Dru Samia for one of their starting guard jobs and the former Wisconsin blocker has the talent to even win one of them.