The Vikings traded back in the NFL draft from #12 in the first round to #32 with the Detroit Lions swapping 2nd round picks and the Vikings get the Lions' 3rd rounder. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
The NFL draft will take place Thursday April 28 - Saturday April 30. The St. Cloud area has had many players either drafted or signed as undrafted free agents. The list includes St. John's offensive lineman Ben Bartch, who was drafted in the 4th round by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2020.
Why not run it back for one more season with Cousins under an offensive-minded head coach? Why not see if Kevin O'Connell can turn Cousins and Justin Jefferson into the Vikings' version of Matt Stafford and Cooper Kupp?
The Vikings are reportedly set to hire L.A. Rams offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell. O'Connell is 37 years old, has been the Rams offensive coordinator since 2020. He was with the Washington football team from 2017-2019. O'Connell worked with Kirk Cousins in 2017 as his quarterbacks coach.
The Vikings are reportedly set to hire L.A. Rams offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell. This cannot become official until after the Super Bowl on February 13th. O'Connell is 36 years old, has been the Rams offensive coordinator since 2020.