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Vikings Ink Picks

Vikings Ink Picks

The Vikings signed each of their first round picks on Thursday as the team reported to training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato.  Defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson and cornerback Xavier Rhodes all signed undisclosed deals.  The Vikings will hold their first practice today.  The preseason opener is August 9th at home against Houston.

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