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2016 NFL Mock Draft: Drango Unchained In Minnesota?

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I know that we're in the lead-up to this weekend's Wild Card contest at TCF Bank Stadium between the Minnesota Vikings and the Seattle Seahawks, but I thought I'd take an opportunity to give our draft guy, Dan Kadar, a little bit of love for his latest 2016 NFL Mock Draft.

After having watched the Vikings all season, it's not hard to see that the weak spot on this roster is the offensive line, and Dan has the Vikings. . .currently with the #27 overall pick. . .addressing that need with their first selection, tabbing Baylor offensive tackle Spencer Drango.

Minnesota needs an upgrade on the offensive line, especially on the left side. Drango is an efficient and capable blocker who will be a very good guard at the least.

The 6'6", 320-pound Drango has spent four years at left tackle for what has been a very good Baylor offense, but a lot of the draft sites I've seen have him projected as a guard. If the Vikings were to draft him, it would leave them with a bit of a dilemma at the guard spot, if that is where they decided to put him. The Vikings obviously believe in Brandon Fusco, having given him a big contract extension in 2014, but his transition to the left side has been a disaster thus far. Of course, if they shifted him back to right guard, it would leave the question of what to do with Mike Harris, who has done a solid job at that spot in his first season as the full-time starter.

Harris could potentially play right tackle, but with Phil Loadholt (possibly) coming back and rookie T.J. Clemmings having played the spot all year, it would raise questions about what to do there as well. Still, given the way the Vikings' offensive line has performed this season, I don't think they could possibly have too many options or too much depth there.

We're still a ways off from draft day and there are playoffs to focus on, but like I said, I wanted to take a moment to get this out there.