Pre-Draft Analysis: Minnesota Vikings


Published: April 7, 2009


... a Vikings' specific look at what I'd like to see in the draft.

Minnesota has 6 picks this year in rounds one, two, three, five, seven, and seven. However, I think the Vikings need to focus on three specific areas to make the team better.


Antoine Winfield is one the best cornerbacks in the league, hands down. He had a spectacular season last year, but there is no one of note on the other side.

If Minnesota can pick up a decent to good CB in the draft I think their pass defense will be better and allow the linebackers to stay in the middle of the field instead of trying to run down speedier receivers.

I saw a lot of drafts after the college season ended with the Vikings taking Malcom Jenkins (Ohio State) with the 22nd pick in the first round. That's a pick I wouldn't mind seeing.

However, I think that the Vikings should wait until the second or third round to use their picks on a corne...

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