CSC Community Mock Draft: The Minnesota Vikings Select...

 

This pick and analysis was written by CSC member SaintsDynasty. Thank you, once again, for your participation!

 


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With the twenty-second pick in the Canal Street Chronicles community mock draft, the Minnesota Vikings select...

Eben Britton, OT, Arizona

Looking at the Vikings, there are several areas of "depth" concern, however no major areas of "we need to take this player in first round." QB, OL, WR, DB are all needs. However, having acquired Sage "Rosencopter" Rosenfels from the Texans and having young players like Tyrell Johnson ready to step in at safety, and solid, albeit, average players at CB behind their probowler Winfield, OL and WR become their two top needs. With top receiving prospects such as Heyward-Bey and Britt available at this juncture, it was tempting. Furthermore, all the top C prospects were still available as well as 1st round tackle prospects Beatty and Britton. Considering the Vikings have Jonathan Sullivan ready to step in for Birk, OT is the obvious choice. If anyone has ever seen a Vikings game, you'd have seen what an abomination Ryan Cook was. The man cannot play. Period. Britton has the talent to play RT from day one and eventually move over to the left side when McKinnie is let go. Britton brings the ability to play both sides and a mean streak the Vikings line needs to go along with Hutchinson. Some of you may disagree saying that WR is a greater need, but they have solid starters in Rice and Berrian and there is a much larger market for offensive lineman than there is for WR's. It was a tough choice, but when it comes down to it, Britton makes the most sense. 

 

The New England Patriots are now on the clock...

 

Current Mock Draft 

Pick Team Player Position College CSC Member
#1 Detroit Lions Jason Smith OT Baylor MT_Always
#2 St. Louis Rams Michael Crabtree WR Texas Tech DeuceisLoose926
#3 Kansas City Chiefs Aaron Curry LB Wake Forest Satchmo26
#4 Seattle Seahawks Eugene Monroe OT Virginia MobileSaint
#5 Cleveland Browns Brian Orakpo DE Texas YESSaints
#6 Cincinnati Bengals B.J. Raji DT Boston College FriarBob
#7 Oakland Raiders Michael Oher OT Ole Miss Big and Easy
#8 Jacksonville Jaguars Percy Harvin WR University of Florida Drunk Monkey
#9 Green Bay Packers Everette Brown DE Florida State Sean McG
#10 San Francisco 49ers Jeremy Maclin WR Missouri Steve the fan
#11 Buffalo Bills Aaron Maybin DE Penn State BlackandGold4ever 

#12 Denver Broncos Matthew Stafford QB Georgia Hustl504
#13 Washington Redskins Andre Smith OT Alabama natde1016
#14 New Orleans Saints Brian Cushing LB USC Saintsational
#15 Houston Texans Chris Wells RB Ohio State

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#16 San Diego Chargers Rey Maualuga LB USC

Walter FTW

#17 NY Jets Mark Sanchez QB USC

MobileSaint

#18 Denver Broncos Tyson Jackson DE LSU

SaintsDynasty

#19 Tampa Bay Bucaneers Peria Jerry DT Ole Miss

Steve the fan

#20 Detroit Lions Josh Freeman QB Kansas State

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#21 Philadelphia Eagles Knowshon Moreno RB Georgia

MtnExile

#22 Minnesota Vikings Eben Britton OT Arizona

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#23 New England Patriots -- -- --

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