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Levi's Catching Radius blog: Vikings make positive statement with draft picks

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For better or worse, my favorite football team is the Vikings. They busted out and made some waves by adding three difference makers on Thursday night in Florida defensive tackle Sharif Floyd, Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes, and Tennessee wide receiver Cordarelle Patterson.

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By Levi Weber, leviscatchingradius.areavoices.com

It is rare that a team adds three first-round picks to their roster. The last time it happened was in 2001 when the St. Louis Rams drafted defensive linemen Ryan Pickett and Damoine Lewis and safety Adam Archuleta.

After a mixed bag of 2013 player personnel decisions that included parting ways with the only receiver that struck fear in the opposition in Percy Harvin, retaining  the inconsistent Jerome Simpson, and deeming long-time standout corner Antoine Winfield expendable, the Vikings needed to make a positive statement on Thursday and they did.

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