Vikings 2017: Previewing the NFL draft

The NFL draft is Thursday through Saturday and the Vikings have an assortment of needs big and small. Football writers Matt Vensel, Mark Craig and Andrew Krammer look at the options.

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Vikings draft preview: Uncertainty at quarterback returns

While Sam Bradford is under contract for 2017, there are major questions the Vikings must answer in the coming weeks. Will the draft help clarify some issues?
The Vikings' Chad Greenway (52) has retired and the team could be looking to draft a potential replacement.

Vikings draft preview: Who will replace Greenway at linebacker?

April 19, 2017
Note: Until the 2017 NFL Draft starting April 27, we'll take an exclusive look at the Vikings' draft. We'll combine some positions in order to…
Vikings draft preview: Will Vikings be tempted to draft another defensive back?

Vikings draft preview: Will Vikings be tempted to draft another defensive back?

April 20, 2017
Whether or not the Vikings maintain a top-five pass defense may hinge on if two promising young cornerbacks, Trae Waynes and Mackensie Alexander, are able to seize and handle starting roles.

Vikings draft preview: The right tackle could make good Vikings defense great

April 24, 2017
The Vikings' defensive line is close to being great. All it might take is one new addition.

Vikings draft preview: Line overhaul continues in search for right guard

April 18, 2017
The Vikings’ need at tackle isn’t as pressing after adding two 28-year-old starters through free agency in Riley Reiff and Mike Remmers. Finding guards is the current issue.

Vikings draft preview: Vikings still need help at receiver despite Treadwell pick

April 21, 2017
After picking Laquon Treadwell in the first round last year, it looked as if the Vikings had found a perfect fit for Norv Turner’s vertical passing attack. But six months or so later, so much has changed.

Vikings draft preview: Kicker, punter competitions could reshape specialists

April 22, 2017
After sticking by Blair Walsh through inconsistency, the Vikings won’t be relying on just one kicker or punter heading into this season.
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