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Vikings’ assembly with govern QB hints at willingness to put together competitive NFL Draft travel

It seems that the Minnesota Vikings are nonetheless deciding whether or not to put together a blockbuster business for a quarterback all the way through the primary spherical of the NFL Draft on April 25.

LSU QB Jayden Daniels’ agent, Ron Butler, advised Tom Pelissero of NFL Media he’s scheduled to have dinner with the Vikings on Thursday night time in Baton Rouge.

Consistent with Tankathon’s projectionsthe Washington Commanders will speed Daniels with the second one total pick out, but when they go at the 2023 Heisman winner, secure an optic on Minnesota.

Vikings normal supervisor Kwesi Adofo-Mensah not too long ago hinted they’re taking into consideration transferring up within the draft, pronouncing, “Just because something is risky doesn’t mean you have to stay away from it.”

ESPN’s Mike Reiss famous the Pristine England Patriots might be keen to business the 3rd total pick out for an attractive do business in. The Vikings have the eleventh and twenty third total pick out, that means they have got the draft capital to put together a possible do business in. The Patriots would possibly need extra, even though.

“And if I need a quarterback, too, as New England does, then the deal better be pretty rich for me to pass up one of these quarterbacks and move down,” former Minnesota GM and CBS Sports activities analyst Rick Speilman told Reiss. “(The Vikings) would have to pay above a premium.”

Speilman believes the Vikings would additionally wish to throw in a 2025 first-rounder and occasion second-rounder “as a starting point.”

Moment a possible business is pricey, the Vikings will have to exchange four-time Professional Bowl QB Kirk Cousins, who signed a four-year, $180M deal with the Atlanta Falcons in detached company. Minnesota signed former first-rounder Sam Darnold (one year, $10M), however he’s most probably no longer the solution.

Daniels, 23, might be significance the top asking worth. In 12 video games in 2023, he posted the FBS’ very best QBR (95.6) and threw 40 touchdowns. ESPN’s Grassland Yates not too long ago rated him because the second-best anticipation within the magnificence in the back of Southern Cal QB Caleb Williams.

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