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Vikings conclude NFL Draft with 10 picks

Posted by: Master Tesfatsion under Vikings, NFL draft Updated: May 10, 2014 - 5:03 PM

The Vikings 2014 NFL Draft appears to be over after three seventh round selections to give them 10 picks -- just like Vikings general manager Rick Spielman wanted.

They took UConn defensive tackle Shamar Stephen with the 220th pick, Georgia Tech linebacker Brandon Watts with the 223rd pick and North Carolina cornerback Jabari Price with the 225th pick.

Stephen started 12 games last season and was named to All-AAC second team. He finished third on the team with 60 tackles, led the team with 10 tackles for loss and second with three sacks. He was one of the Vikings’ top 30 visitors.

Watts started 12 games last season and finished with 66 tackles (42 solo) with 3.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and one interception

Price earned All-ACC honorable mention last season. He started 12 games as a senior and finished with 74 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble.

Price was the 10th and final pick for the Vikings, but they’re not done yet. Once the final pick is made, the Vikings will look to add more players as undrafted free agents.

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