When the Minnesota Vikings made the trade with the Washington Redskins for quarterback Donovan McNabb, the deal was for a sixth-round selection in the 2012 NFL Draft, and a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. In what really shouldn't come as much of a surprise, McNabb didn't meet the requirements to force the Vikings to give up that conditional 2013 sixth-rounder, according to Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN.
An NFL source said on Saturday the veteran quarterback did not reach the minimum playtime threshold to bring the Washington Redskins a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2013 NFL draft in addition to the 2012 sixth-rounder the Vikings already sent them.
McNabb played 348 of 1,037 gradable snaps (33.6%), which was believed to be near the threshold for triggering the conditional selection. He was benched late in a loss at Chicago in the Vikings' sixth game and didn't play another down before the Vikings waived him on Dec. 1.
So, it looks like the Vikings are going to have ten picks in this year's draft. . .they gave up their own sixth-rounder to the Redskins in this deal, but will be getting a sixth-rounder from the Cleveland Browns from the Jayme Mitchell trade, and a seventh-rounder from the New England Patriots from the Randy Moss deal. I thought they were getting something from the New York Giants in the Sage Rosenfels/Darius Reynaud deal, too, but apparently that's not the case.
So those two picks, in addition to the two compensatory picks the team is expected to receive, will give them 10. Hopefully Rick Spielman and company can do their best to make them all count.