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2016 Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Database: Version 9.0

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Disclaimer: This week's Database was cobbled together on Friday afternoon (Central time) rather than the early hours of Saturday morning, which is when I usually do it. So if any of these sites updated their mocks between about 3 PM Central time on Friday and 5 AM Central on Saturday, those updates are not included in this Database.

We are just five days away from the opening night of the 2016 NFL Draft, folks. Our long national nightmare is almost over. This may or may not be the final version of this year's Mock Draft Database. . .I'm going to see if I can't get one final one pieces together on Thursday, but since we're going to have a ton of stuff going on that day I'm not about to make any promises.

Once again, we have a list of 100 Mock Drafts from across the internet and their projections of what the Minnesota Vikings will be doing in Chicago next weekend. As far as recency for this update, if a site's most recent mock didn't have an April date on it, they got booted out of the Database. As a result, 56 of our 100 mocks have a date after last week's update, and things have shifted a little bit as a result.

Here are the 100 mocks that make up our Mock Draft Database this time around:

Site Name Date Round 1 (23) Round 2 (54) Round 3 (86)
Alpha Football Staff 22-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi Joshua Perry, LB, Ohio State Sheldon Day, DT, Notre Dame
Draft Preview Staff 22-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
DraftTek Consensus 22-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi Su'a Cravens, LB, Southern California John Theus, OT, Georgia
Mock Draft Central Nick 22-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
NFL Draft Geek Staff 22-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Jeremy Cash, S, Duke Jihad Ward, DT, Illinois
Pro Football Focus Cris Collinsworth 22-Apr Chris Jones, DT, Mississippi State
The Sports Bank Paul Banks 22-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
Walter Football Walter Cherepinsky 22-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi Su'a Cravens, LB, Southern California Maurice Canaday, CB, Virginia
CBS Sports Jared Dubin 21-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
CBS Sports Dane Brugler 21-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
CBS Sports Rob Rang 21-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Chicago Now Tab Bamford 21-Apr Kevin Dodd, DE, Clemson Landon Turner, G, North Carolina Jayron Kearse, S, Clemson
Draft Ace Ryan McCrystal 21-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Vonn Bell, S, Ohio State Jordan Howard, RB, Indiana
Draft Site D.J. Boyer 21-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame Tyler Matakevich, LB, Temple Zach Sanchez, CB, Oklahoma
Draft Utopia Chris Ransom 21-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Jonathan Bullard, DE, Florida Jordan Payton, WR, UCLA
EDS Football Kevin Hanson 21-Apr Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State Joshua Garnett, G, Stanford
ESPN Todd McShay 21-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Football Draft Analysis Staff 21-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Vonn Bell, S, Ohio State
Great Blue North Staff 21-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Kendall Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech Caleb Benenoch, OT, UCLA
New NFL Draft Staff 21-Apr Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama
NFL.com Chad Reuter 21-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
NFL.com Charley Casserley 21-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Roto Professor Eric Stashin 21-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
Sleeper U Staff 21-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Sporting News Eric Galko 21-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
SportSmasher Staff 21-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
Walter Football Charlie Campbell 21-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State K.J. Dillon, S, West Virginia
With The First Pick Carl Cockerham 21-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Bigfoot Sports Staff 20-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
CBS Sports Will Brinson 20-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
CBS Sports Pete Prisco 20-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Draft King Lou Pickney 20-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Five Foot Nothing Sports Coach K 20-Apr Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor Austin Johnson, DE, Penn State
Fox Sports Peter Schrager 20-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame Le'Raven Clark, G, Texas Tech
NESN Nicholas Goss 20-Apr Tyler Boyd, WR, Pittsburgh
NFL.com Curtis Conway 20-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
NFL.com Charles Davis 20-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
NFL's Future Brad 20-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi Le'Raven Clark, G, Texas Tech
SI.com Chris Burke 20-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Darian Thompson, S, Boise State Kentrell Brothers, LB, Missouri
The Viking Age Zach 20-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Arizona Republic Bob McManaman 19-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
ESPN Mel Kiper 19-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame Jalen Mills, S, Louisiana State Nick Martin, C, Notre Dame
Fanspeak Steve Shoup 19-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Get Football News Ryan Jensen 19-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
NFL.com Daniel Jeremiah 19-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
BFLO360 BFLO 18-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Breaking the Shield Staff 18-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Vadal Alexander, G, Louisiana State Joshua Garnett, G, Stanford
College Football Metrics Xavier Cromartie 18-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson Hassan Ridgeway, DT, Texas
Riggo's Rag Maurice Barksdale 18-Apr Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor
SB Nation Dan Kadar 18-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
SI.com Don Banks 18-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Vikings Territory Austin Belisle 18-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Fantasy Football Auction Staff 17-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
NFL Outsiders Ryan Wright 17-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
NFL Spin Zone Gil Alcaraz IV 16-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Baltimore Sun Mark Selig 15-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
Campus Insiders Pete Fiutak 15-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Detroit Free Press Dave Birkett 15-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Forbes Michael Schottey 15-Apr Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State
NFL.com Bucky Brooks 15-Apr Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State
The Game Haus Joey Heisman 15-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Vikings Territory Carl Knowles 15-Apr Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
24/7 Sports Luke Rogers 14-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Black Sports Online Kel Dansby 14-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
NFL.com Lance Zierlein 14-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Ourlads Staff 14-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Read American Football David Howell 14-Apr Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State
San Diego Union-Tribune Eddie Brown 14-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Vadal Alexander, G, Louisiana State John Theus, OT, Georgia
The Score Dan Wilkins 14-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi
Tony's Take Staff 14-Apr Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State
USA Today Nate Davis 14-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Vikings Territory Brett Anderson 14-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
We Talk Fantasy Sports Michael Lott 14-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
Draft Season Lupagus 13-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Su'a Cravens, LB, Southern California
Sports Unbiased Adam Solowiei 13-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
Draft Examiner Staff 12-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Huddle Report Drew Boylhart 12-Apr Andrew Billings, DT, Baylor
New York Post Steve Serby 12-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
The Big Lead Jason McIntyre 12-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame Su'a Cravens, LB, Southern California
Detroit Jock City Austin Smith 11-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Music City Miracles Terry Lambert 11-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi Jeremy Cash, S, Duke
National Fanatic James Fedewa 9-Apr Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State Karl Joseph, S, West Virginia David Perkins, DE, Illinois State
Guy's NFL Draft Locker Room Guy Pritchard 8-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
Mac's Sports and Suds Doc 8-Apr Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor
Draft Board Guru Doug Martz 7-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Football Insiders John Owning 7-Apr Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State
Huddle Report Robbie Esch 7-Apr Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State Chris Jones, DT, Mississippi State Vadal Alexander, G, Louisiana State
Draft Season Ultimate 6-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Darian Thompson, S, Boise State
Draft Wire Jonah Tuls 6-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Christian Westerman, G, Arizona State
Football Fan Spot Staff 6-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Joshua Perry, LB, Ohio State T.J. Green, S, Clemson
Pro Football Focus Steve Palazzolo 6-Apr Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State Jeremy Cash, S, Duke C.J. Prosise, RB, Notre Dame
Vikings Territory Adam Warwas 6-Apr Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
Draft Season Onebar 5-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Oklahoma State
My NFL Draft Staff 5-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
DC Pro Sports Report Thomas Threlkeld 4-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Skyscraper Sports A.J. Milack 3-Apr William Jackson III, CB, Houston
Chicago Tribune Brad Biggs 2-Apr Cody Whitehair, G, Kansas State
Houston Chronicle Aaron Wilson 2-Apr Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State
Houston Chronicle John McClain 2-Apr Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian
Yahoo! Shutdown Corner Eric Edholm 1-Apr Laquon Treadwell, WR, Mississippi Germain Ifedi, OT, Texas A&M

Yes, the wide receiver position continues to dominate things. As a matter of fact, no non-wide receiver in this week's update has garnered more than 2% of the vote for themselves.

The percentage of selections for the wide receivers is basically the same as it was in last week's Database. They had 87% of the selections last week, and this week they have 88%. Josh Doctson is still doing laps around the field, but for the first time in our Database for this year, he actually lost support. Last week he had 42% of the selections, and this week he's dropped all the way down to. . .41%. The big mover this week was Mississippi star Laquon Treadwell. He had 13% of the picks last week, but jumped all the way up to 24% in this week's update. Will Fuller holds on to third place, but dropped slightly from 14% to 13%. Michael Thomas of Ohio State saw a drop this week, and he's now down to 6% of our Database selections. The biggest dropper of the week was Baylor's Corey Coleman, who has slipped to just 3% of the picks. Lastly, NESN's favorite receiver, Tyler Boyd of Pittsburgh, continues with 1% of the selections this week. Frankly, if you could guarantee that Boyd would be as consistent on the field as he's been in our Database, he wouldn't be a bad selection.

Offensive linemen continue to sit in second place, but they're now down to just 4% of the total selections in our Database. Taylor Decker of Ohio State is the only offensive lineman in this update with multiple selections, but he's at just 2% this week. Kansas State guard Cody Whitehair and Michigan State offensive tackle Jack Conklin both have just 1% of this week's selections.

Defensive linemen are tied for the third-most selections this week, as they have 3% of the donut in our Database this time around. Baylor defensive tackle Andrew Billings held on to 1% of the picks this week, and he's joined by two newcomers. Clemson defensive end Kevin Dodd and Mississippi State defensive tackle Chris Jones make their first appearances in our Database this week, each garnering one selection.

Linebackers also have a total of 3% of the selections this week. Darron Lee of Ohio State is back down once again, as he's fallen to 2% of the selections, while Reggie Ragland of Alabama holds steady with 1% of the picks.

Lastly, defensive backs have just 2% of the total selections this week, with Houston cornerback William Jackson III picking up both of those.

Debuting This Week: Kevin Dodd, Chris Jones
Dropping Out This Week: None

With the additions of Dodd and Jones, we have tracked 28 different players being projected to the Minnesota Vikings with the 23rd overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. At this point, only 15 of them are still "active," as 13 of them have dropped out of our Database after making their first appearance.

To move on to the graphics, here's what the Donut Graph for this week's selections looks like:

Mock Draft Database v9.0 Donut

If the labels are too small for you to read, you can see the full-sized version of the donut graph right here.

Lastly, here are the trends for every iteration of our Mock Draft Database for 2016 in this week's Jell-o salad graph.

Mock Draft Database v9.0 Trends

Again, if it's too hard to read, the full-sized trend graph for this week can be found at this link.

Once again, I'll do what I can in an effort to get a "final" version of this year's Database up here before Draft night, but I can't promise anything. Whether this is the final version for this year or not, I hope that you've enjoyed this year's Mock Draft Database, and the ability to easily find what experts around the internet are projecting our favorite football team to do in this year's draft.