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Ep. 130: Vikings draft recap, players on notice and changing Mr. Mankato rules?

By Andrew Krammer

On this episode of the Purple Podcast, Andrew Krammer, Judd Zulgad and ESPN.com’s Ben Goessling recap the Vikings 2016 draft haul.

First off, did everybody enjoy the circus?

Secondly, this is a podcast with three current or former beat writers, so what are the top three storylines from this Vikings draft? Krammer says this team’s rise means fewer rookies will be expected to contribute immediately. Zulgad points to last year’s first-round pick. And Goessling gives insight on Rick Spielman’s trade out of the third round.

Which players from last year’s roster were put ‘on notice?’

We end with a discussion on the prestigious Mr. Mankato Award, given to the top under-the-radar training camp performer every summer. Why are the rules under attack? And are we going to listen?

The post Ep. 130: Vikings draft recap, players on notice and changing Mr. Mankato rules? appeared first on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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