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Minnesota Vikings 2021 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 6.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2021 NFL draft, we will update our Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the Minnesota Vikings from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Vikings:

EDSFootball - Hanson (3/5)

14. Christian Darrisaw, OT, Virginia Tech

In all previous iterations of our mock, we've slotted an edge rusher for the Vikings and that still remains a strong possibility. Especially if the Vikings move on from Riley Reiff to create cap space, Darrisaw would make sense here as well. A three-year starter, Darrisaw has continued to improve each season. His athleticism and length will allow him to handle NFL-caliber edge rushers and he's been dominant as a run blocker as well.

ESPN - McShay (3/4)

14. Kwity Paye, EDGE, Michigan

It has been nearly a decade since the last time that the first 13 teams all passed on pass-rushers (Seattle took Bruce Irvin at No. 15 in 2012). But the Vikings are seeking more impact players on the edge, and while Paye hasn't necessarily piled on production stats at Michigan (8.5 sacks over his past 16 games), he can slip blocks and has some power. Minnesota's 23 sacks were the NFL's fifth fewest last season.

Courtney Cronin on his fit with the Vikings: Paye could slide in immediately opposite Danielle Hunter at defensive end. If Minnesota doesn't want to rely solely on the Michigan rookie, it could use a combination of D.J. Wonnum -- who proved to be one of the Vikings' best Day 3 picks from 2020 -- and Paye at right defensive end, which would allow for Ifeadi Odenigbo to return to the rotational role where he thrived two seasons ago.

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2020 NFL Power Rankings: Minnesota Vikings

Throughout the 2020 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the Minnesota Vikings rank in terms of average, best and worst in our consensus Week 17 NFL Power Rankings:

Below you will find a Week 17 roundup for the Vikings in our consensus 2020 NFL Power Rankings.

The Athletic -- Rank: 16

Anthony Harris, S: The franchise tag did him no favors. Harris was a free agent last offseason, but the Vikings tagged him and he hasn't played as well. Now, at 29, he'll enter free agency a year older. Harris is at his best when he can be a ball-hawking free safety.

CBS Sports -- Rank: 20

The defense is putrid, which has to anger Mike Zimmer, who made his bones as a defensive coach. That showing at New Orleans was embarrassing.

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Minnesota Vikings 2020 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the Vikings in 2020.

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Week 1Sun., Sept. 13vs. Green Bay PackersL 43-34
Week 2Sun., Sept. 20at Indianapolis ColtsL 28-11
Week 3Sun., Sept. 27vs. Tennessee TitansL 31-30
Week 4Sun., Oct. 4at Houston TexansW 31-23
Week 5Sun., Oct. 11at Seattle SeahawksL 27-26
Week 6Sun., Oct. 18vs. Atlanta FalconsL 40-23
Week 7BYE
Week 8Sun., Nov. 1at Green Bay PackersW 28-22
Week 9Sun., Nov. 8vs. Detroit LionsW 34-20
Week 10Mon., Nov. 16at Chicago BearsW 19-13
Week 11Sun., Nov. 22vs. Dallas CowboysL 31-28
Week 12Sun., Nov. 29vs. Carolina PanthersW 28-27
Week 13Sun., Dec. 6vs. Jacksonville JaguarsW 27-24 (OT)
Week 14Sun., Dec. 13at Tampa Bay BuccaneersL 26-14
Week 15Sun., Dec. 20vs. Chicago BearsL 33-27
Week 16Fri., Dec. 25at New Orleans SaintsL 52-33
Week 17Sun., Jan. 3at Detroit LionsW 37-35

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Minnesota Vikings 2020 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2020 NFL Draft picks selected by the Minnesota Vikings.

122Justin JeffersonWRLSU
131Jeff GladneyCBTCU
258Ezra ClevelandOTBoise State
389Cameron DantzlerCBMississippi State
4117D.J. WonnumEDGESouth Carolina
4130James LynchDEBaylor
4132Troy DyeLBOregon
5169Harrison HandCBTemple
5176K.J. OsbornWRMiami (FL)
6203Blake BrandelGOregon State
6205Josh MetellusSMichigan
7225Kenny WillekesDEMichigan State
7244Nate StanleyQBIowa
7249Brian Cole IISMississippi State
7253Kyle HintonGWashburn

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Minnesota Vikings Fantasy Football ADPs

When it comes time to draft our fantasy football teams, it's helpful to know where players are typically being selected in fantasy football drafts.

As we approach the 2021 NFL season, the tool that helps us understand where players are being selected, on average, is fantasy football average draft position (ADP).

Using data from Fantasy Football Calculator, we have set up pages for all fantasy-relevant players that depicts their current trends in standard-scoring and PPR-scoring ADPs.

The chart below displays the Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP) movement over the past 30 days for Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook in 12-team standard-scoring formats.

Dalvin Cook Average Draft Position

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