2013 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings' First-Round Options

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2013 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings' First-Round Options
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The addition of Jennings instantly upgrades Vikings offense

The free-agency frenzy is basically over. We're nearly two weeks in and most of the big names are off the board. Still, there are a number of potential free agents out there. Two notable possibilities for the Minnesota Vikings, at least, are Karlos Dansby and Brian Urlacher, but I will address those players below. For the Vikings, the big catch—no pun intended—was Greg Jennings. Jennings brings a veteran presence—as well as game—to the Vikings offense.

Another addition or two via the draft may have pundits considering Minnesota as a possible front-runner in the NFC North. With two picks in the first round, the Vikings really have a lot of maneuverability. This article lays out a few options to consider.

The Vikings, via the Percy Harvin trade, now own the 23rd and 25th picks in this year’s draft. Last year, Minnesota struck immediate gold with Matt Kalil and Harrison Smith, both taken in the first round. Granted, the Vikings moved back into the first round to grab Smith, but this year no movement is necessary.

What will the Vikings do this year? 

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