Vikings Trade Down Then Draft Kalil
The Vikings traded down from #3 overall to #4 overall with Cleveland and received the Browns 4th, 5th and 7th round picks and then the Vikings chose left tackle Matt Kalil from USC. The Vikings chose Kalil over cornerback Morris Claiborne and receiver Justin Blackmon. Claiborne was picked #6 by Dallas while Blackmon was picked #5 by Jacksonville.
The Vikings have a total of 13 picks in this year’s NFL draft, the most of any team.