Minnesota Vikings 2009 Draft Review

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Published: April 28, 2009


... but addressing receiver was probably their most pressing issue.

While Bernard Berrian displayed the big plays Minnesota was lacking ever since the departure of Randy Moss, there was still a lingering hang-over from the failed Tory Williamson experiment.

Minnesota needed to give someone to compliment Adrian Peterson, while adding youth to their offensive line, as well as depth to their defense.

Read on for pick analysis and Minnesota's final draft grade:

Percy Harvin, WR, Florida

One of the most electrifying performers in the draft, Harvin can come in immediately and become a deadly option across from Berrian. While the quarterback situation is still far from resolved, just getting the ball into Harvin's hands could be enough to keep defenses honest.

Phil Loadholt, OT, Oklahoma

Loadholt is, well, a load. He brings tremendous size (6'8'' and 332 lbs) to the position, as well as great strength and athlet...

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