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Vikings sign all three first-round picks


MANKATO, Minn. - The Minnesota Vikings signed all three of their first-round draft picks today, hours before players report to Mankato for training camp.

Florida defensive tackle Shariff Floyd was taken 23rd overall, Florida State cornerback Xaiver Rhodes was the 25th pick and Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was taken 29th by New England and traded to Minnesota.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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