5 early contenders to be the Vikings first-round pick in 2024

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The Minnesota Vikings have plenty of options when it comes to who they should select in the 2024 NFL Draft. Who are the top early contenders to be the team's selection?

Making the right decisions in free agency and the NFL draft will be essential for the Minnesota Vikings in determining the future of the franchise. Getting it right means the team won't be delayed in returning to a competitive form while getting it wrong could set the organization back for years.

The Vikings have a lot of needs entering the offseason. Filling out the roster with as much talent as possible will ensure the team can take on the best teams in the league and push them to the lmit on a regular basis.

Minnesota holds the No. 11 overall selection in the 2024 NFL Draft. If they don't trade up or down, they should still have quite a bit of talent to choose from when commissioner Roger Goodell announces that the team is on the clock.

Some early candidates to be the first-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings have emerged but there will be plenty of debate among fans about which position or player the team should focus on. Let's take a look at some of the options.