Biggest Winners and Losers

Week 16 Scoreboard

2012 NFL Draft: 3 Players the Minnesota Vikings Must Consider in the First Round

« Prev
1 of 5
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
2012 NFL Draft: 3 Players the Minnesota Vikings Must Consider in the First Round
Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

After selecting the quarterback of the future at 12th overall, the Minnesota Vikings struggled to develop any consistency last season. Christian Ponder made mistakes—as all rookies do—the secondary fell apart, and Adrian Peterson finished the season with two serious knee injuries. All in all, the Minnesota Vikings finished 3-13 and will be picking third overall this in the upcoming NFL draft. 

With so many needs, the Vikings will be forced to decide between drafting an elite player or attempting to trade down and accumulate additional draft picks. Assuming the Vikings stay at third overall, here are three players the team must consider drafting. 

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow Minnesota Vikings from B/R on Facebook

Follow Minnesota Vikings from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Out of Bounds

Minnesota Vikings

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.