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Minnesota Vikings 2022 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 2.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2022 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:

CBS Sports - Edwards (11/25)

20. Drake Jackson, EDGE, USC

The Everson Griffen situation is heartbreaking but it only magnified Minnesota's immediate need at edge rusher. Drake Jackson is the best prospect at the position on the board.

NBC Sports Chicago - Morgan (11/24)

20. Trent McDuffie, CB, Washington

McDuffie is a patient cornerback who avoids panicking in coverage, displaying unflappable confidence and an elite awareness on the gridiron. He is adept in man or zone schemes and supports the run better than most cornerbacks. A versatile athlete, he consistently demonstrates adequate NFL range when dropping into coverage downfield. Minnesota experiences some lapses in coverage and if they acquire a talent like McDuffie, those miscues should lessen and increase accountability within the defensive secondary.

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2021 NFL Power Rankings: Minnesota Vikings

Throughout the 2021 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:

Below you will find a Week 18 roundup for the Vikings in our consensus 2021 NFL Power Rankings.

ESPN -- Rank: 22

New Year's resolution: A clean start

The Vikings have not been above .500 in more than 700 days. They tried to do a soft rebuild approach, and it didn't work. They tried to retool their defense to bring back the glory days of the 2017 season and couldn't. Mike Zimmer brought this team to the playoffs three times in eight seasons, general manager Rick Spielman brought in draft picks like Brian O'Neill and Justin Jefferson, and quarterback Kirk Cousins had one of the best years of his career in 2021. But it's time to start over and move this franchise in a different direction with fresh ideas, new leadership and changes across the board in 2022. -- Courtney Cronin

NFL.com -- Rank: 21

This Vikings season was fun … until it wasn't. The playoff-eligible portion of the schedule ended with a blowout loss to -- who else? -- the Packers, who had no problem clinching the NFC's No. 1 seed in a game Kirk Cousins watched from home after landing on the COVID-19 list at the most inopportune time. Cousins' four seasons in Minnesota have been defined by very good individual production … and very average team results. Cousins is under contract for one more season, making him an intriguing trade chip if the Vikings decide to explore that road (and a team is willing to take on his hefty cap number).

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Minnesota Vikings 2021 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the Vikings in 2021.

MORE: 2021 NFL Strength of Schedule

Week 1Sun., Sept. 12at Cincinnati BengalsL 24-27 (OT)
Week 2Sun., Sept. 19at Arizona CardinalsL 33-34
Week 3Sun., Sept. 26vs. Seattle SeahawksW 30-17
Week 4Sun., Oct. 3vs. Cleveland BrownsL 7-14
Week 5Sun., Oct. 10vs. Detroit LionsW 19-17
Week 6Sun., Oct. 17at Carolina PanthersW 34-28 (OT)
Week 7BYE
Week 8Sun., Oct. 31vs. Dallas CowboysL 16-20
Week 9Sun., Nov. 7at Baltimore RavensL 31-34 (OT)
Week 10Sun., Nov. 14at Los Angeles ChargersW 27-20
Week 11Sun., Nov. 21vs. Green Bay PackersW 34-31
Week 12Sun., Nov. 28at San Francisco 49ersL 26-34
Week 13Sun., Dec. 5at Detroit LionsL 27-29
Week 14Thu., Dec. 9vs. Pittsburgh SteelersW 36-28
Week 15Mon., Dec. 20at Chicago BearsW 17-9
Week 16Sun., Dec. 26vs. Los Angeles RamsL 23-30
Week 17Sun., Jan. 2at Green Bay PackersL 10-37
Week 18Sun., Jan. 9vs. Chicago BearsW 31-17

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Minnesota Vikings 2021 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2021 NFL Draft picks selected by the Minnesota Vikings.

123Christian DarrisawOTVirginia Tech
366Kellen MondQBTexas A&M
378Chazz SurrattLBNorth Carolina
386Wyatt DavisGOhio State
390Patrick Jones IIDEPittsburgh
4119Kene NwangwuRBIowa State
4125Camryn BynumCBCalifornia
4134Janarius RobinsonEDGEFlorida State
5157Ihmir Smith-MarsetteWRIowa
5168Zach DavidsonTECentral Missouri
6199Jaylen TwymanDTPittsburgh

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