April 27, 2019 08:24 PM
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The Minnesota Vikings moved up in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday to select Oklahoma offensive lineman Dru Samia with the 114th pick from Seattle.
The Vikings made another trade, moving down in a deal with New England in the fifth and ended up with USC linebacker Cameron Smith at No. 162.
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Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is trying to help franchise quarterback Kirk Cousins and an offense that was 20th in yards and 19th in points last season, while the defense posted another top-five finish under coach Mike Zimmer.
Spielman made four trades during Friday's third round. Samia made it four offensive players in Minnesota's first four picks before Smith was selected.
Vikings 2019 NFL Draft Selections:
1st Round: 18th Choice, 18th Overall - GARRETT BRADBURY, C, NC STATE
2nd Round: 18th Choice, 50th Overall - IRV SMITH JR., TE, ALABAMA
3rd Round: 39th Choice, 102nd Overall - ALEXANDER MATTISON, RB, BOISE STATE (Received from Baltimore)
4th Round: 12th Choice, 114th Overall - DRU SAMIA, G, OKLAHOMA (Received from Seattle through Green Bay)
5th Round: 24th Choice, 162nd Overall - CAMERON SMITH, LB, USC (Received from New England)
6th Round: 18th Choice, 190th Overall - ARMON WATTS, DT, ARKANSAS
6th Round: 19th Choice, 191st Overall - MARCUS EPPS - S - WYOMING (Received from Balt. through Tennessee)
6th Round: 21st Choice, 193rd Overall - OLI UDOH - T - ELON (Received from Baltimore)
7th Round: 3rd Choice, 217th Overall - KRIS BOYD - CB - TEXAS (Received from New York Jets)
7th Round: 25th Choice, 239th Overall - DILLON MITCHELL - WR - OREGON (Received from New England)
7th Round: 33rd Choice, 247th Overall - OLABISI JOHNSON - WR - COLORADO ST.
7th Round: 36th Choice, 250th Overall - AUSTIN CUTTING - LONG SNAPPER - AIR FORCE
KSTP Sports/Associated Press
Updated: April 27, 2019 08:24 PM
Created: April 27, 2019 01:08 PM
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