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2015 Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database, v8.0

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The 2015 NFL Draft continues to get closer, as we're now just 19 days away from things kicking off in Chicago. Not a whole lot has changed in our Mock Draft Database this week, and since we're already running a bit behind schedule, let's get to it.

Here are the 100 draft that make up our Database this week. . .I lopped off some of the ones that hadn't been updated in a while in an effort to reflect more current data.

Site Name Date Round 1 (11) Round 2 (45) Round 3 (76)
Alpha Football Site 10-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Breshad Perriman, WR, Central Florida
Business Insider Cork Gaines 10-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
EDS Football Kevin Hanson 10-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Benardrick McKinney, LB, Mississippi State Ali Marpet, G, Hobart
SB Nation Blogger Mock 10-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
SI.com Don Banks 10-Apr Shane Ray, DE, Missouri
SportSmasher Site 10-Apr DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
B-FLO 360 Site 9-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Draft Season Onebar 9-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Stephone Anthony, LB, Clemson
Draft Utopia Chris Ransom 9-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Laken Tomlinson, G, Duke Taiwan Jones, LB, Michigan State
ESPN In$ider Mel Kiper 9-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Football Draft Analysis Site 9-Apr Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia
NFL Draft Geek Site 9-Apr Shane Ray, DE, Missouri Arik Armstead, DL, Oregon Donovan Smith, OT, Penn State
Walter Football Walt 9-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington Duke Johnson, RB, Miami (FL)
Better Than The Experts Site 8-Apr Shane Ray, DE, Missouri
DraftTek Consensus 8-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Jordan Phillips, DT, Oklahoma Clive Walford, TE, Miami (FL)
Guy's NFL Draft Site 8-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL Spin Zone Stephen Forsha 8-Apr Dante Fowler, DE, Florida
NFL.com Lance Zierlein 8-Apr Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
The Sports Bank Paul Banks 8-Apr Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
UT San Diego Eddie Brown 8-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Stephone Anthony, LB, Clemson Tre' Jackson, G, Florida State
Draft King Lou Pickney 7-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Football Mock Draft Site 7-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Independent Sports Journalists Duncan Terry 7-Apr DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
NFL Draft Room Site 7-Apr Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa Anthony Harris, S, Virginia
Riggo's Rags Maurice Barksdale 7-Apr DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Stampede Blue Stephen Reed 7-Apr DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State
CBS Sports Dane Brugler 6-Apr DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Draft Season Ultimate 6-Apr Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia Benardrick McKinney, LB, Mississippi State
NFL.com Brian Baldinger 6-Apr DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
SB Nation Dan Kadar 6-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Walter Football Charlie Campbell 6-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Nelson Agholor, WR, USC Jeremiah Poutasi, OL, Utah
CBS Sports Rob Rang 5-Apr DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Dynasty League Kritkos/Whalen 4-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
FanSpeak Steve Shoup 4-Apr Marcus Peters, CB, Washington Duke Johnson, RB, Miami (FL) Trey Flowers, DE, Arkansas
CBS Sports Will Brinson 3-Apr DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Cheat Sheet Jimmie Kaylor 3-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Geeking Football Site 3-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Ourlads Site 2-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
The Big Lead Jason McIntyre 2-Apr Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Missouri
Great Blue North Site 1-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Benardrick McKinney, LB, Mississippi State Ty Sambrailo, OT, Colorado State
NFL Draft 101 Arman Markazi 1-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NJ.com Jordan Raanan 1-Apr Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
SI.com Peter King 1-Apr Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
900 Football Links Jay Goldberg 31-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa Cedric Ogbuhei, OL, Texas A&M
CBS Sports Pete Prisco 31-Mar Landon Collins, S, Alabama
Football's Future Robert Davis 31-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Stampede Blue Josh Norris 31-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Arizona Republic Bob McManaman 30-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Big Blue View Invictus XI 30-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Draft Season Lupagus 30-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Denzel Perryman, LB, Miami (FL) Laken Tomlinson, G, Duke
ESPN In$ider Todd McShay 30-Mar La'el Collins, OL, Louisiana State
NESN Doug Kyed 30-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL Hispano (Spanish) Urko Calavia 30-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL.com Bucky Brooks 30-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
What You Otto Know Otto (Presumably) 30-Mar Vic Beasley, OLB, Clemson
Bigfoot Sports Bigfoot 28-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Stephone Anthony, LB, Clemson
Inside the Iggles Giorgos Kassakos 27-Mar Landon Collins, S, Alabama
NFL Draft Blitz Jonathan Mack 27-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
National Fanatic James Fedewa 26-Mar La'el Collins, OL, Louisiana State
NewsDay Nick Klopsis 26-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Total Sports Live Nick Barlotta 26-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
Yahoo! Sports Shaun King 26-Mar Landon Collins, S, Alabama
NFL.com Charles Davis 25-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Optimum Scouting Eric Galko 25-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Carl Davis, DT, Iowa
Pride of Detroit Alex Reno 25-Mar Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
Pro Football Spot Scott Carasik 25-Mar Alvin Dupree, DE, Kentucky
Sporting News Eric Galko 24-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Carl Davis, DT, Iowa
Roto Professor Eric Stashin 23-Mar Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami (FL)
Scout Recruiting Jamie Newberg 23-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
College Football Metrics R.C. Fisher 22-Mar Marcus Peters, CB, Washington T.J. Clemmings, OL, Pittsburgh David Johnson, RB, Northern Iowa
FF Toolbox Site 20-Mar Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
Sun Sentinel Omar Kelly 20-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
First Down (Danish) Lars Aanæs 19-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Purple Reign Will Grabill 19-Mar Marcus Peters, CB, Washington
The Viking Age Adam Carlson 19-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL.com Daniel Jeremiah 18-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Rotoworld Josh Norris 18-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
DC Pro Sports Report Site 17-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska Danielle Hunter, DE, Louisiana State
Draft Ace Site 17-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Real GM Jeff Risdon 17-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Draft Dynamo Site 16-Mar Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin Jalen Collins, CB, Louisiana State
The Red Mieni Site 16-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
NFL.com Charley Casserly 15-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Today's Pigskin Stephen Sheehan 15-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Vikings Territory Austin Belisle 15-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Designated Scouting Geoffrey Godfrey 14-Mar Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin
Mock Draft Heaven Site 14-Mar Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
Mock Draft HQ D. Wash 14-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
XN Sports Sam Spiegelman 14-Mar Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
SI.com Chris Burke 12-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Sports GIF Site 11-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Vikings Journal Bo Mitchell 11-Mar Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Turf Show Times Douglas M 6-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Vikings Territory Brent LaBathe 6-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
CBS Sports Pat Kirwan 5-Mar Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
Draft Season All-Blogger 5-Mar Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
Vikings Territory Adam Warwas 5-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
With the First Pick Carl Cockerham 5-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Ty Sambrailo, OT, Colorado State
Pats Pulpit Rich Hill 4-Mar Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Behind the Steel Curtain Big Jay 3-Mar DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville Ronald Darby, CB, Florida State A.J. Cann, G, South Carolina

We have a couple of guys dropping out this week and a returning name as well.

Our defensive backs continue to dominate the board now in much the same way that wide receivers did early on in the process. They now hold exactly half of our selections, and again it's largely due to the dominance of Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes. Waynes increased his stake even more this week, as he now holds 44 of the 100 selections (44%). Both Alabama safety Landon Collins and Washington cornerback Marcus Peters held steady from last week, as they each still have three selections (3% each).

The wide receivers continue to hold on to the second overall spot, as they hold 26 of our 100 spots in the database this week (26%). Louisville receiver DeVante Parker moved up slightly, as he now holds 19 of our picks (19%), up from 17 last week. Two other receivers, Kevin White of West Virginia and Amari Cooper of Alabama, saw their stock drop from last week. White moved down from six selections to four (4%), while Cooper dropped from three to two (2%). Dorial Green-Beckham held steady with his one selection from last week (1%).

Offensive linemen. . .not that they're offensive, but that they play offense. . .are the next group in our database this week, as they have 14 of our selections this week (14%). Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff is still the preferred option at the position, as he moved up from six selections last week to eight this week (8%). Andrus Peat of Stanford holds on to second place among the o-linemen, though he saw his stock drop from four picks last week to three this time around (3%). La'el Collins of LSU also saw his numbers drop as he fell from three selections to two (2%), and Ereck Flowers from "The U" dropped from two to one (1%).

The defensive line is next with just five selections this week. Missouri defensive end Shane Ray jumped up a bit, moving from two picks last week to three this week (3%). Alvin Dupree. . .you can call him "Bud". . .dropped slightly this week, as he went from two selections to one (1%). And, after a five-week absence, Florida defensive end Dante Fowler is back in our Database, as he picked up one selection this week (1%).

Running backs are close behind with four selections this week (4%). Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin held steady with two selections (2%), while Georgia running back Todd Gurley picked up an extra vote this week to move from one selection to two (2%).

And last, but not least, are the linebackers, who have all of one vote this week (1%). That vote goes to Vic Beasley of Clemson, who held steady from last week with one selection (1%).

Here are all of the players that dropped out of the database for this week.

T.J. Clemmings, OT, Pittsburgh
Cedric Ogbuhei, OL, Texas A&M
Danny Shelton, DT, Washington
Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington

No new players this week, save for Dante Fowler's reappearance.

And now, we move on to the graphics, starting with the donut graph that reflects this week's selections.

Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database v8.0

And now on to the "Jell-o salad" graph, reflecting the trends that we've seen over the past two months.

Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database Trends v8.0

And that's what we have for you this week, ladies and gentlemen. Again, if you know of a mock that you think should be included in the database, feel free to drop me a line at DailyNorseman at GMail dot com.