Best 20 prospects available after Round 1 of 2022 NFL draft

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After pulling the trigger on a day-one trade with the rival Detroit Lions, the Minnesota Vikings will start near the top of the board in day two of the 2022 NFL draft on Friday.

General manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah has a great opportunity to get things back on track after coming out on the short end of the stick on the deal with the Lions.

Granted, things might ultimately still fall in the Vikings’ favor, but it was an awfully generous trade with the team sending over their No. 12 and No. 46 picks for the No. 32, 34 and 66 picks in return.

The good news is the Vikings managed to snag Georgia safety Lewis Cine at the end of the first round. Depending on how things unfold in the second and third rounds on Friday, there are still plenty of prospects that can help them address areas of need.

Here are the 20 best available prospects still on the draft board.

1. Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia

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2. Malik Willis, QB, Liberty

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3. Andrew Booth Jr., CB, Clemson

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4. Jalen Pitre, S, Baylor

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5. Boye Mafe, DE, Minnesota

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6. Breece Hall, RB, Iowa State

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7. Arnold Ebiketie, DE, Penn State

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8. Travis Jones, DT, Connecticut

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9. Bernhard Raimann, OT/G, Central Michigan

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10. Christian Harris, LB, Alabama

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11. Kyler Gordon, CB, Washington

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12. Skyy Moore, WR, Western Michigan

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13. Matt Corral, QB, Mississippi

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14. David Ojabo, LB, Michigan

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15. Nik Bonitto, DE/OLB, Oklahoma

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16. Logan Hall, DT, Houston

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17. George Pickens, WR, Georgia

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18. Kenneth Walker III, RB, Michigan State

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19. Christian Watson, WR, North Dakota State

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20. Perrion Winfrey, DT, Oklahoma

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