Vikings could benefit from drafting a quarterback after top few rounds

Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Vikings could benefit from drafting a quarterback after top few rounds
Vikings could benefit from drafting a quarterback after top few rounds

The Vikings have chosen only two quarterbacks in the past 10 drafts, a low number compared with most NFL teams. Should Minnesota change that trend in this year's draft, which starts Thursday? First take: Michael Rand The quick-twitch answer is “no,” given that the durable Kirk Cousins is under contract for two more seasons on a hefty guaranteed contract. But there is something to be said for drafting and developing quarterbacks when you aren't desperate for one — counter to how the Vikings have operated in the past decade, when they've spent first-round picks on Christian Ponder (2011) and Teddy Bridgewater (2014). There is both short-term and long-term value to be found. Let's say the Vikings

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