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Reports: Vikings Receive 1st-Round Pick, 3 Other Selections from Bills for Stefon Diggs

EAGAN, Minn. — NFL policy currently prohibits teams from making official announcements regarding the addition of free agents and trades, but reports have widely circulated that the Vikings are set to receive four picks from the Bills, including a first-round selection, in exchange for receiver Stefon Diggs and a seventh-round selection.

Once the deal is finalized, reports are that Minnesota will receive the 22nd overall pick from Buffalo, along with three additional draft picks: a fifth-round pick (No. 155 overall) and a sixth-round pick (No. 201 overall) in 2020, along with a 2021 fourth-round selection.

The Vikings are set to hold the 22nd and 25th overall sections in the 2020 NFL Draft, and scheduled to have five total picks (Nos. 22, 25, 58, 89 and 105) in the first 105.

Minnesota is sending a 2020 seventh-round pick (No. 239 overall) to the Bills along with Diggs, who was a fifth-round pick by Minnesota in 2015 out of the University of Maryland.

The Vikings are now scheduled to have 12 total picks in the draft.


The 26-year-old Diggs had perhaps his best season in 2019, as he recorded 63 receptions for 1,130 yards (17.9 yards per catch) and six touchdowns in 15 games.

He posted his second consecutive season with 1,000-plus yards and was also one of the NFL's top deep threats, leading the league with 624 yards on deep passes (20-plus air yards). He had 20 receptions of 20-plus yards, and four of his six touchdowns were 45 yards or longer.

Diggs hauled in 365 catches (ninth in team history) for 4,623 receiving yards (eighth) and 30 touchdowns (eighth) in five seasons with the Vikings.

View the top photos of Vikings WR Stefon Diggs from the 2019 season.

Diggs, of course, is known for perhaps the most famous play in Vikings history, as he was on the receiving end of the "Minneapolis Miracle" in January of 2018.

Minnesota trailed New Orleans with just 10 seconds left in the Divisional round before Diggs stunned the football world with a 61-yard touchdown catch-and-run as time expired for a 29-24 win.

The Vikings last had multiple first-round picks in 2014 when they selected linebacker Anthony Barr and traded up during the draft to select quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.