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2017 NFL Draft: Best Players Remaining After Round One

The Vikings can actually participate in the draft tomorrow! Who are the top names left?

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Well, the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has come and gone, and the Minnesota Vikings did not make a selection, as expected. So, who are some of the best players that are still on the board after the completion of Round 1?

Well, our own Dan Kadar has been updating his list of the top players available in the draft, and now that 32 names are off of the list, let’s take a look at who the top names left on the board are.

  1. Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State (#7 overall)
  2. Forrest Lamp, OL, Western Kentucky (#21 overall)
  3. Malik McDowell, DL, Michigan State (#23 overall)
  4. Tim Williams, OLB, Alabama (#26 overall)
  5. Zach Cunningham, LB, Vanderbilt (#27 overall)
  6. DeShone Kizer, QB, Notre Dame (#33 overall)
  7. Sidney Jones, CB, Washington (#34 overall)
  8. Obi Melifonwu, S, Connecticut (#35 overall)
  9. Carl Lawson, DE, Auburn (#37 overall)
  10. Budda Baker, S, Washington (#38 overall)
  11. Teez Tabor, CB, Florida (#39 overall)
  12. Cam Robinson, OT, Alabama, (#40 overall)
  13. Alvin Kamara, RB, Tennessee (#41 overall)
  14. Dan Feeney, G, Indiana (#43 overall)
  15. Chris Wormley, DT, Michigan (#46 overall)
  16. Derek Rivers, DE/OLB, Youngstown State (#47 overall)
  17. Quincy Wilson, CB, Florida (#48 overall)
  18. Josh Jones, S, North Carolina State (#49 overall)
  19. Curtis Samuel, RB/WR, Ohio State (#50 overall)
  20. Chidobe Awuzie, CB, Colorado (#52 overall)
  21. Ryan Anderson, LB, Alabama (#53 overall)
  22. Fabian Moreau, CB, UCLA (#54 overall)
  23. Raekwon McMillan, LB, Ohio State (#55 overall)
  24. Caleb Brantley, DT, Florida (#56 overall)
  25. Kevin King, CB, Washington (#57 overall)
  26. Jordan Willis, DE, Kansas State (#58 overall)
  27. Marcus Williams, S, Utah (#59 overall)
  28. Zay Jones, WR, East Carolina (#60 overall)
  29. Joe Mixon, RB, Oklahoma (#61 overall)
  30. Desmond King, CB, Iowa (#62 overall)
  31. Pat Elflein, OL, Ohio State (#63 overall)
  32. Kareem Hunt, RB, Toledo (#64 overall)

That’s enough for another full round of draft picks, and quite a few of those players will be available when the Minnesota Vikings finally get on the draft board at #48 tomorrow. Now, all we have to do is wait.

Do you have any personal favorites that you’d like to see Minnesota get their hands on, folks?