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5 Years of Recent NFL Draft History



EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings are almost on the clock.

Minnesota is scheduled to have eight picks in this week's 2016 NFL Draft — one in each of the first six rounds plus two selections in the seventh round.

While the Vikings are looking to add some depth to their roster, here's a quick look at the last five selections at each of the picks Minnesota currently has:

No. 23

2015 — Shane Ray, DE, Denver

2014 — Dee Ford, OLB, Kansas City

2013 — Sharrif Floyd, DT, Minnesota

2012 — Riley Reiff, OT, Detroit

2011 — Danny Watkins, G, Philadelphia

Reiff has been a stalwart along Detroit's offensive line with 55 career starts. Floyd is a vital piece of Minnesota's defense, and Ray just won a Super Bowl with the Broncos.


No. 54

2015 — Ameer Abdullah, RB, Detroit

2014 — Bishop Sankey, RB, Tennessee

2013 — Jamar Taylor, CB, Miami

2012 — Ryan Broyles, WR, Detroit

2011 — Jaiquawn Jarrett, S, Philadelphia

Abdullah rushed for 597 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie.  Sankey has four total scores with the Titans. 


No. 86

2015 — David Johnson, RB, Arizona

2014 — Josh Huff, WR, Philadelphia

2013 — High Thornton, G, Indianapolis

2012 — Sean Spence, LB, Pittsburgh

2011 — Allen Bailey, DE, Kansas City

Johnson was a breakout star as a rookie with 13 total touchdowns, including eight on the ground, four receiving and a 108-yard kickoff return. Huff has four career touchdowns, including a kickoff return. Bailey has turned into a reliable defender for the Chiefs.


No. 121

2015 — Doran Grant, CB, Pittsburgh

2014 — Carl Bradford, LB, Green Bay

2013 — Khaled Holmes, C, Indianapolis

2012 — Keshawn Martin, WR, Houston

2011 — Chris Prosinski, S, Jacksonville

Martin has 62 career receptions, including five touchdowns, and returned a punt 87 yards for a touchdown in 2013. Prosinski played in 13 games, including five starts, for the Bears in 2015.


No. 160

2015 — Jesse James, TE, Pittsburgh

2014 — Ed Stinson, DE, Arizona

2013 — Zac Stacy, RB, Los Angeles (St. Louis)

2012 — Ryan Miller, G, Cleveland

2011 — Nathan Enderle, QB, Chicago

Stacy has 1,355 career rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns. After spending his first two seasons with the Rams, Stacy played eight games for the Jets in 2015.


No. 180

2015 — Michael Bennett, DT, Jacksonville

2014 — Kenneth Acker, CB, San Francisco

2013 — Nick Moody, LB, San Francisco

2012 — Trent Robinson, S, San Francisco

2011 — Tyrod Taylor, QB, Baltimore

The 49ers had three straight picks in this spot from 2012-2014. Taylor is now the starting quarterback in Buffalo and threw for 20 touchdowns last season.


No. 240

2015 — Corey Robinson, OT, Detroit

2014 — Tevin Reese, WR, San Diego

2013 — Reid Fragel, OL, Cincinnati

2012 — David Paulson, TE, Pittsburgh

2011 — Stanley Havili, FB, Philadelphia

Havili leads this group with 10 career starts and had one rushing and one receiving touchdown in his career. He was last in the league with Seattle's practice squad in December 2014.


No. 244

2015 — Trenton Brown, G, San Francisco

2014 — Jeremy Gallon, WR, New England

2013 — Zeke Motta, S, Atlanta

2012 — Jordan White, WR, New York Jets

2011 — Lee Ziemba, OT, Carolina

Brown is the only one among the group who was with a team last season. Motta appeared in the most games of this group with 10, including one start.

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