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Report: Vikings came close to deal for pick that would have landed Manziel

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

Johnny Manziel was almost a Viking.

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reported via Twitter on Thursday night that the Vikings thought they had a deal in place with the Philadelphia Eagles for the 22nd pick in the first round.

However, Cleveland came in with a better offer and then selected the Texas A&M quarterback, ending Manziel’s fall in the draft. The Browns sent the 26th pick in the opening round and a third-round selection to the Eagles. The Vikings did not have another 2014 first-round selection to offer.

There were many hoping that the Vikings would take…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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