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Howell, Ross, "Punt God" still available on Day 3 of draft

Apr. 30, 2022 02:50 AM EDT

There are stars to be found in the final rounds of the NFL draft. They're just not easy to spot. Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott and Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins both were taken in the fourth round and went on to become Pro Bowl passers. The Chiefs drafted All-Pro...

Vikings move way down in 1st round, take Georgia safety Cine

Apr. 29, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Trading down 20 spots in the first round like the Minnesota Vikings did on Thursday night means having to watch a lot of instant-impact talent come off the board. The move to bolster their second-day pick allotment at the expense of passing on the No. 12 overall...

Mock Draft: Look to the trenches at beginning of selections

Apr. 25, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Our head is still spinning from all the draft movement over the past five weeks. There might very well be more trades involving first-round picks before everyone settles in near Caesars Palace and the Bellagio fountains for what promises to be a wild event. Maybe...

Backed into a corner: Vikings enter draft needing coverage

Apr. 22, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings, at 12th overall, have their highest first-round draft pick in seven years. After making major offseason changes to the front office and the coaching staff, they decided not to start over with the roster. That's the ideal...

After landing Hill, the draft may be uneventful for Dolphins

Apr. 22, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The way the Miami Dolphins see things, they had the No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL draft. And they used it on the 165th pick in the 2016 draft. It makes sense. While most other general managers will spend the early rounds of the draft...

Vikings enter draft with still-pressing need at cornerback

Apr. 22, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

12. MINNESOTA VIKINGS (8-9) LAST SEASON: The Vikings lost their first two games in crushing fashion to eventual playoff teams Cincinnati and Arizona and never truly recovered, not spending a single week above the .500 mark. They matched the NFL's all-time record with 14 games decided...

Michigan State searching for Walker replacements this spring

Apr. 14, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

Michigan State leaned on Kenneth Walker III a lot during its turnaround season, handing him the ball 22 times a game with much success. This spring, and in the fall, someone else will need to run the ball for the Spartans because Walker skipped his senior season to enter the NFL...

Hackett, Wilson energize long-downtrodden Denver Broncos

Apr. 13, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Nathaniel Hackett and Russell Wilson have brought renewed hope to a Denver Broncos franchise mired in a six-year playoff drought since Peyton Manning’s retirement. Not long after Hackett replaced Vic Fangio, Wilson arrived in the blockbuster trade with...

Vikings try to 'live in today and tomorrow' this offseason

Mar. 23, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — When the Minnesota Vikings hired a new general manager and head coach, the natural expectation from outside was that major roster moves would follow. The Vikings have, instead, kept their best and costliest players largely intact from a team that went 15-18 over...

Vikings agree to 3-year, $42M deal with OLB Za'Darius Smith

Mar. 23, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three years ago at the Pro Bowl, Danielle Hunter autographed a jersey and gave it to his NFC teammate, Za'Darius Smith, with an inscription that raised the possibility of a future reunion. That didn't take long. Smith agreed to a three-year...