Everson Griffen is on his way out, so the Vikes pick up an edge defender to replace him in Boise State’s Curtis Weaver.
Weaver has the size, length and short-area quickness that Minnesota covets in their pass rushers and could be the target if on the board at this spot. The former Bronco was extremely productive in college and posted 13.5 sacks in his junior campaign in 2019.
It’s tough to find a fit at edge rusher for Minnesota in the first two rounds (maybe LSU’s K’Lavon Chaisson if he falls or Terrell Lewis in round two), so ultimately I think they wait until this rang and land Weaver.
Back to College Station we go as Minnesota scoops up former Aggie Quartney Davis in round three.
Davis is a solid route-runner with good speed and the ability to fight off physical defenders at the catch point. He’s yet another example of being able to get a really good receiver in the middle rounds of this draft.
At this point in the draft, you can almost throw a dart at your wide receiver board and still end up with a good player. Notre Dame’s Chase Claypool and Minnesota’s Tyler Johnson are some other names to watch here, as well.