We will link to all of our posts for the selections that are made and the trades that are completed, as well as having the particulars of each particular trade readily accessible for your reading pleasure.
We’ll also be linking to our Open Threads for each round of the draft here as well. Whenever one round ends, a new thread will go up, so make sure you move over to the new discussion.
Enjoy Draft Weekend, ladies and gentlemen!
Minnesota Vikings Draft Picks
- Round 1, Pick #30 - Mike Hughes, CB, Central Florida (post)
- Round 2, Pick #30 (Pick #62 overall) - Brian O’Neill, OT, Pittsburgh (post)
Round 3, Pick #30 (Pick #94 overall)- Traded to Tampa Bay Buccaneers (post)
- Round 4, Pick #2 (Pick #102 overall, from Tampa Bay) - Jalyn Holmes, DE, Ohio State (post)
- Round 5, Pick #20 (Pick #157 overall, from New York Jets) - Tyler Conklin, TE, Central Michigan (post)
- Round 5, Pick #30 (Pick #167 overall) - Traded to New York Jets (post), then re-acquired from New York Jets (post) - Daniel Carlson, K, Auburn (post)
Round 6, Pick #6 (Pick #180 overall, from Tampa Bay)- Traded to New York Jets
Round 6, Pick #30 (Pick #204 overall)- Traded to New York Jets
- Round 6, Pick #39 (Pick #213 overall, Compensatory selection) - Colby Gossett, G, Appalachian State (post)
- Round 6, Pick #44 (Pick #218 overall, Compensatory selection) - Ade Aruna, DE, Tulane (post)
- Round 7, Pick #7 (Pick #225 overall, from Denver) - Traded to New York Jets, then re-acquired from New York Jets - Devante Downs, LB, California-Berkeley (post)
Trades! We Got Your Trades!
- The Minnesota Vikings traded out of the third round, sending pick #94 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for pick #102 (fourth round, DE Jalyn Holmes) and Pick #180 (sixth round).
- The Vikings traded up in the fifth round, receiving pick #157 (TE Tyler Conklin) from the New York Jets in exchange for pick #167 (fifth round) and pick #225 (seventh round).
- Then, just to confuse the hell out of us all, the Vikings re-acquired pick #167 (K Daniel Carlson) from the Jets in exchange for two sixth round picks, #180 and #204 overall. The Vikings also re-acquired pick #225.