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Fan Guide to the Vikings Draft Week Coverage

The 2021 NFL Draft is this week, and the Vikings Entertainment Network is ready to provide extensive coverage of every pick. Below you can find some highlights of the team's coverage, how to best follow along and more.

Vikings Draft Happy Hour Presented by Miller Lite

Leading into the draft the Minnesota Vikings and Miller Lite are hosting a public virtual happy hour. The happy hour will feature current and former players as well as local celebrities joining as we get ready for the 2021 NFL Draft. Miller Lite will be providing co-branded draft prize packs to surprise and delight selected fans who tune in.

Watch live on Thursday, April 29 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the team's social and digital platforms.


Vikings Draft Virtual Happy Hour

The #VikingsDraft Virtual Happy Hour, presented by Miller Lite will kick off Day 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft from 5:30-6:30 p.m. CT.

The exclusive live-streamed social hour will give fans the opportunity to interact and celebrate with their favorite Vikings analysts, players and influencers across, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Vikings I.Q. Presented By Pepsi

Pepsi will partner with the Minnesota Vikings to offer fans an interactive, free-to-play social and gaming experience through the Vikings App called Vikings I.Q. Fans will have an opportunity to make real-time draft predictions, socialize with other Vikings fans and win prizes from Pepsi!

To play, simply download or open the Vikings App.

Draft Coverage

The team's social and digital platforms (outlined below) will have wall-to-wall draft coverage all week long, starting with General Manager Rick Spielman's pre-draft press conference, which is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27.

Then, following the #VikingsDraft Happy Hour, the 2021 NFL Draft will begin, with the team currently holding the 14th pick in Round 1.

Fans can find things like instant written analysis and info on each player, highlights and photos from their college careers, behind-the-scenes content like the call from the Vikings draft room to the player, full press conferences (live and on-demand) from the player, as well as Vikings coaches and executives, nightly podcasts recapping the previous day, plus much more.

Social Media

Fans can follow the Vikings on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for the latest news and information and behind-the-scenes access, plus video and photo content stemming from the team's picks all weekend long.

Digital Platforms and the Vikings App (App Store and Google Play) will have you covered with up-to-date info on each pick, including written analysis, push notifications for every pick, and a lot more.

Check out YouTube and Vikings Now, the team's connected TV app, for all video content from the weekend, including press conferences, college highlights from every pick, and more.

And for podcasts, listen on the iHeart Radio App or any of your favorite podcast platforms. Just search 'Minnesota Vikings Podcast' or click here for a full listing and more info.

Draft Tracker Presented by Thomson Reuters

Keep track of every pick the team makes via the Thomson Reuters Draft Tracker.

Miller Lite Virtual Meet and Greet with Eric Kendricks

Miller Lite will select 50 winners through an enter-to-win promotion with local retail locations. Winners will receive a Miller Lite prize pack and virtual meet and greet with current Vikings player Eric Kendricks!

AR First Round Draft Pick Experience Presented by U.S. Bank

Fans that purchase the jersey of the Vikings first-round draft pick through the Vikings Locker Room Store will receive exclusive AR Content from that player. A hang tag will be included on all jersey sales from the Vikings Locker Room Store that has a Zappar AR code that fans will be able to scan to unlock a message from our drafted player. The video message will follow him through his onboarding process to becoming a Minnesota Viking.

Thomson Reuters Draft Room

Thomson Reuters is the entitlement partner of the Thomson Reuters Draft Room. The Minnesota Vikings and Thomson Reuters will bring fans the first videos of the exciting moment when the team speaks to its draft pick when selected.

Bose Draft Communication

Bose has partnered with the Minnesota Vikings to provide football operations staff members with QuietComfort Earbuds for their draft communication needs.

Minnesota Vikings Podcast: 2021 Draft Editions Presented by Hy-Vee

Checkout the Minnesota Vikings Podcasts: 2021 Draft Editions Presented By Hy-Vee every night after the draft sessions have concluded. We'll have full breakdowns/analysis of all the selections and look ahead to the rest of the action all weekend long. That's the Minnesota Vikings Podcasts: 2021 Draft Editions Presented By Hy-Vee.