Vikings Narrow Choice To One of 3; Goodell Comes to Minnesota
Viking General Manager Rick Spielman indicated Thursday that the Vikings have narrowed their choice for the #3 overall pick in the first round of next Thursday’s NFL draft to one of 3 players. The 3 players are LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne, USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil, and Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon. Spielman says the Vikings have the players rated equally on their draft board and must decide which is the greatest position of need.
The first round of the NFL draft will take place Thursday April 26 beginning at 7pm. Hear coverage of the draft on AM 1390-the Fan.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Pittsburgh Steeler owner Art Rooney are scheduled to meet with Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and state lawmakers today hoping to resurrect a stadium bill for the Vikings. The latest Viking Stadium bill died in a house committee Monday night.