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2013 NFL Draft

Where we talk about all the stuff relating to the 2013 NFL Draft, particularly the Minnesota Vikings.

Cowboys Think The Vikings Had A Great First Round

The Dallas Cowboys draft board has been leaked, and the three Vikings picked in the first round are very high on it.

Who Will be The Top Rookie?

The Vikings had quite a haul in the recently completed NFL Draft. Who will be the top performing rookie in 2013?

Vikings Release Chris Kluwe

The Minnesota Vikings have parted ways with their entertaining and enigmatic punter.

A New Little Vikings Fan

A Daily Norseman writer welcomes a new addition.

Why Panic About Patterson?

There seems to be a lot of reservations about the Minnesota Vikings selection of receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, specifically his ability to adapt to the NFL game.

Evaluating UDFAs—Meet the New Crowd

Now that the Vikings have signed their fair share of UDFAs, what can we expect from them?

Sharrif Floyd Has Tragically Short Arms

Sharrif Floyd has been diagnosed with Short Arms. We hope that with treatment, he'll eventually be okay.

Your Belated Vikings Draft Grades Round-Up

It took us an extra day or so, but we have some of the grades that the Minnesota Vikings' 2013 NFL Draft received across the internet for your reading pleasure.

Vikings Draft 2013: Grades And Stock Market Report

The Vikings addressed a lot of needs, and made one huge trade. How did they do?

Vikings Were Very Interested In Patterson

The Vikings had a very good idea in what they were getting in Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, as they spent a lot of time with him leading up to the draft.

Minnesota Vikings To Sign Duron Carter

As part of their post-draft free agent signings, the Minnesota Vikings are bringing in Cris Carter's son.

Vikings Draft 2013: Undrafted Free Agents

Once the draft was over, the Vikings weren't finished.

You Grade The Vikings Draft, Because I Won't

Yours Truly doesn't like draft grades. But I won't stop those of you that do from making your opinions known on the Minnesota Vikings Class of 2013.

Everett Dawkins Rounds Up Vikings Pairs

Another Defensive Florida State Alum, Everett Dawkins rounds up the draft haul for the Vikings, where they doubled up on school alums again (FSU, PSU and UCLA) as well as positionally (OLB, UT and OG).

Travis Bond Shows Vikings Emphasis On Run Game

Travis Bond, nicknamed "Tree Top" by teammates, could show a heavy preference for the run game as the Vikings begin to round out the seventh round.

Vikings Take Small Gamble with Michael Mauti

Michael Mauti represents the exact kind of gamble on expects to see in the seventh round, and could pay off enormous dividends.

2013 NFL Draft: Vikings Select Everett Dawkins

With their final pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings got another defensive tackle. . .and another teammate of one of their earlier picks.

2013 NFL Draft: Vikings Select Travis Bond

The Vikings have grabbed another guard, grabbing a big man from North Carolina.

2013 NFL Draft: Vikings Select Mike Mauti

With the first of their three seventh round picks, the Minnesota Vikings drafted another linebacker from Penn State University.

Jeff Baca Pick Designed For Depth

With the 196th pick—a pick acquired in a trade back in order to reacquire pick 229.

2013 NFL Draft: Seventh Round Open Thread

Come and join us for the seventh. . .and final. . .round of the 2013 NFL Draft!

2013 NFL Draft: Vikings Select Jeff Baca

The Vikings have drafted their second consecutive UCLA Bruin, tabbing an offensive lineman.

2013 NFL Draft: Vikings Trade With Buccaneers

The Vikings have re-acquired their own seventh-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

2013 NFL Draft: Round Six Open Thread

Just two more rounds to go in the 2013 NFL Draft, ladies and gentlemen. Watch the sixth round with your fellow Vikings fans here!

Does Jeff Locke Bring A Different Angle for STs?

By bringing in Jeff Locke, the Vikings are hoping not just to upgrade special teams, but to add new dimensions to the game.

2013 NFL Draft: Vikings Select Jeff Locke

The Vikings have brought in competition for Chris Kluwe in the form of the left-footed punter from UCLA.

2013 NFL Draft: Fifth Round Open Thread

The 2013 NFL Draft rolls on, as we're now in the fifth round. Talk about all the proceedings here with your fellow Minnesota Vikings fans!

What Flexibility Does Gerald Hodges give Vikings?

The outside linebacker pick for the Vikings, Gerald Hodges, gives the Vikings a few options at linebacker.

2013 NFL Draft: Vikings Select Gerald Hodges

After having to wait for a while, the Minnesota Vikings have grabbed a player from Linebacker U to play linebacker. Sounds good to us.

Vikings Day 3 Mock

What will the Vikings do on Day 3?

2013 NFL Draft: Round Four Open Thread

The third day of the 2013 NFL Draft will be getting underway here shortly. What are the Minnesota Vikings going to do? Come hang out with your fellow Vikings fans and find out!

2013 NFL Draft: Vikings Remaining Selections

After a long, dull Friday at Winter Park, the action will be starting again on Saturday. Where will the Vikings be selecting on the final day of the 2013 NFL Draft?

Draft Philosophy: Quantity, Quality, or Both?

Vikings GM Rick Spielman has had to balance getting top shelf talent and build roster depth.

2013 NFL Draft: Round Three Open Thread

We're halfway through the draft on Friday, folks. The Vikings still aren't scheduled to pick today, but come hang out in the Round Three Open Thread anyway.

2013 NFL Draft: Day Two Open Thread

The Vikings aren't currently scheduled to have a selection on Day Two of the 2013 NFL Draft, thanks to Thursday's big trade. But we'll be watching all the action anyway.

Does Xavier Rhodes Change the Defense?

The Vikings drafted a top-tier cornerback in Xavier Rhodes, and managed to do so at pick 25. He provides a set of skills that the Vikings may not have traditionally wanted, so does the defense change?