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Vikings decline fifth-year option on Hughes
Injuries have plagued Mike Hughes, the 2018 first-round pick, throughout his first three years in Minnesota
Vikings mailbag: Linebacker change ahead? Will rookie linemen start?
Does the third-round pick at linebacker signal Anthony Barr's future? Two new Week 1 starters on the O-line? How'd the Vikings do compared to the rest of the division?
Five questions facing the Vikings after the NFL draft
Developing pass rushers might be the team's biggest remaining task after the draft. And more thoughts on what drafting Kellen Mond means to Kirk Cousins.
Podcast: Vikings double down on O-line, make splash with QB Mond
The Star Tribune's Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer recap a busy weekend at the NFL draft on the latest Access Vikings podcast.
Vikings draft 'gadget player' and tight end who can punt in 5th round
Iowa's Ihmir Smith-Marsette showed versatility when he scored via rushing, receiving and kickoff return in a bowl game. Zach Davidson of Central Missouri brings a different kind of versatility.
Pass-rushing defensive tackle from Pitt is Vikings' 6th-round choice
Jaylen Twyman is known for having great hands, nimble feet and good quickness, although there are concerns about his size.
Vikings' fourth-round draft haul: Kick returner, cornerback, defensive end
Running back Kene Nwangwu of Iowa State earned all-Big 12 honorable mention as a kick returner in 2016 and 2020. He figures to start his Vikings career as a special teams player.
Get to know the Vikings' third-round draft picks
The Vikings took a quarterback with their first pick Friday, but the defense got attention too on the second day of the NFL draft
Vikings keep investing in offensive line with Darrisaw. Will it work?
in recent years, the Vikings' philosophy about building their line has changed significantly. Whether it's a winning strategy remains to be seen.
Get to know tackle Christian Darrisaw, the Vikings' first-round pick
Considered a 'pure left tackle,' the three-year starter at Virginia Tech didn't allow a sack last season.
Podcast: Reusse, Goessling, Scoggins share favorite Vikings draft tales
Our writers have stories about former coaches Bud Grant and Denny Green, as well as an interesting road trip taken to see a top prospect.
Q&A: Ex-NFL scout breaks down 2021 draft's unusual challenges
This year's draft class has fewer players than normal available, and there were fewer opportunities to evaluate them.
Draft preview: How early will the Vikings address their defensive line?
The team hasn't picked a lineman before the third round in the Mike Zimmer era, but could use another pass rusher.
Podcast: Scouting, projecting 2021 NFL Draft has unique challenges
This draft is unlike any other after only some college football was played, and only some offseason events were held. How did teams adjust? What changes could be here to stay?
Podcast: Minnesota to be well-represented in 2021 NFL Draft
Minnesota's ties to the NFL Draft are stronger than normal. Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer discuss prominent local prospects who should hear their names called this weekend.
Podcast: Does Vikings' first pick in NFL draft have to be offensive line?
Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand discuss that and more Vikings story lines ahead of this week's NFL draft.
Draft preview: Offensive line may be the Vikings' biggest need yet again
The Vikings have taken an offensive lineman in the first two rounds each of the past three years, and now they need to find their next left tackle after losing Riley Reiff.
2021 NFL draft preview: Vikings could use depth at wide receiver
Another receiver option could bolster a currently thin depth chart behind star wideouts Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen.
Draft preview: Yes, Vikings might need even more defensive backs
The Vikings made a series of moves to help the secondary this offseason, but the group's long-term picture remains unclear.
Draft preview: Ongoing kicking drama. Will Vikings add to it?
The Vikings are in the kicker market, which means another addition wouldn't be a surprise after Dan Bailey's December collapse contributed to a pivotal loss.
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Source: Hunter tells Vikings he'll attend minicamp this week
Now one of the 'older dudes,' Barr looking for a fresh start with Vikings
Mailbag: What's up with Vikings pass rush? Who's the next free-agent signing?
Minnesota Vikings superfan Millie Wall dies at 102
Souhan: NFL's underhandedness goes on another ugly display in race norming case
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