5:19 PM EDT, Sun May 01, 2016

Worst Vikings draft picks? Take our quiz, test your knowledge

We've been testing your Vikings draft knowledge with our series of quizzes. Today's questions test tests your knowledge of some of the worst picks and decisions ever made by the team. How good is your knowledge of the bad stuff?

Rand and Gonzalez: Vikings get their big receiver

The first round of the NFL draft played out in favor of the Vikings and they got their big wide receiver in Laquon Treadwell. Recap the night with Michael Rand and Jason Gonzalez from the Vikings draft party.

Spielman's draft record with Vikings should be admired

The Vikings have fared well in the draft with Rick Spielman involved in the decisionmaking.

Craig: Ole Miss tackle drops in draft like now rising Viking DE Griffen did once

After an embarrassing draft night the question now is, can Laremy Tunsil recover as well as Vikings DE Everson Griffen?

Vikings fans at draft party react to choice of Treadwell

Fans at the Convention Center draft party were overwhelmingly enthusiastic about the No. 23 overall pick

Vikings take Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell at No. 23

Treadwell is fourth receiver team has taken in first round since 2005

An important draft leading into a critical 2016 season for the Vikings

The last time the Vikings won the division prior to 2015 was 2009. In the draft following that season, in late April 2010, the Vikings acted like a team that already had plenty of good players on their roster and didn’t need much immediate help. They traded out of the first round, chose cornerback Chris Cook with the second-round pick acquired in the deal, and later traded back into the second round to take running back Toby Gerhart — even though they already had an in-his-absolute-prime Adrian Peterson. The most productive player ended up being fourth-round pick Everson Griffen, who...

Final mock draft roundup: Two big receivers are popular Vikings picks

With the first round of the 2016 NFL draft now just several hours away, all of the draftniks around the country have hit send on their final first round mock drafts and released them into the world for public consumption. To make it easy for you, as we liked to do, we have compiled mock drafts from a handful of the most prominent NFL draft analysts, including our own Mark Craig, who may or may not be forced to do his at gunpoint. To no one’s surprise, the vast majority of these final mock drafts have the Vikings drafting a wide receiver at pick No. 23. A couple of dark-horse receivers got...

Recent history suggests Vikings can expect solid player at pick No. 23

The Vikings, barring another first-round trade, will be on the clock a little later on tonight with their 23rd overall pick. So what kind of talent can they expect to find in that slot? Let’s take a look at the history of the pick. In the past decade, there have been several solid selections, five of whom were offensive linemen, at No. 23. But with a whopping total of three Pro Bowl nods among them, none of those 10 players have become stars. Well, not yet at least. The defender the Vikings drafted with the 23rd pick three years ago has shown promise and a pair of pass rushers picked in...

First-round picks: Can you pass this Vikings draft quiz?

The NFL draft starts Thursday and we have a series of Vikings draft quizzes for you through Saturday. Today's quiz is about first-round draft picks. Can you handle it?

Vikings need a receiver, but the reality of draft night might not be as predictable

The need is receiver, but the reality might not be as predictable

Vikings would like to draft top tackle in Round 1

It’s hard to predict which offensive tackle the Vikings might take, but they could trade up for one or see if one falls to them at No. 23.

Draft day wish lists for Vikings' NFC North opponents

Packers hope for an ILB, Lions want line help and the Bears need … a lot.

Minnesota Vikings-Wells Fargo sign dispute continues

Dispute is over the height of two signs atop the Wells Fargo towers adjacent to the new U.S. Bank Stadium

Access Vikings podcast: Best bet is the Vikings take a wide receiver Thursday night

Michael Rand, Matt Vensel and Chip Scoggins give their final assessment of who the Vikings will take in this year’s NFL draft

Vikings Player News

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