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Within Reach: Looking at Recent Picks & Vikings History at 155

EAGAN, Minn. — In the days leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft, will take a deeper look at each of Minnesota's draft picks.

The Vikings currently have a dozen of them, including two first-round selections and five total in the first 105 picks of the draft.

This means Minnesota is in position to add an infusion of youth to its roster. But what kind of talent can the Vikings expect to get at each of those 12 picks?

So far in the series, we've covered picks No. 22, No. 25, No. 58 , No. 89, No. 105 and No. 132.

Here's a look at what kind of player could possible land in Minnesota with pick No. 155, which was acquired by Minnesota in the trade that sent Stefon Diggs to Buffalo.

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154. Tyeler Davison, DT, NO — played first three seasons with Saints before joining rival Falcons

155. Karlos Williams, RB, BUF — scored seven touchdowns in lone NFL season in 2015

156. Tony Lippett, WR, MIA — transitioned to cornerback in NFL; did not play in 2019


154. Jordan Payton, WR, CLE — played in just four games in 2016, his only NFL season

155. Joe Haeg, T, IND — alum of Brainerd High School and 2010 all-state selection has made 29 career starts but was backup with Colts in 2019

156. Jonathan Williams, RB, BUF — has appeared in 23 games with one start in pro career with Buffalo, New Orleans and Indianapolis


154. Jeremy Sprinkle, TE, WAS — first NFL touchdown catch was thrown by Kirk Cousins

155. Jayon Brown, LB, TEN — has developed into starter on Titans defense

156. Brian Hill, RB, ATL — has totaled two touchdowns in 29 career games


154. Siran Neal, DB, BUF — played in 31 games in first two NFL seasons

155. Scott Quessenberry, C, LAC— started nine games in 2019, including Week 15 against Vikings

156. Troy Fumagalli, TE, DEN — missed rookie year due to injury, but played 11 games in 2019, catching six passes for 38 yards and a touchdown


154. Jordan Scarlett, RB, CAR — had four carries for nine yards in rookie season

155. Mack Wilson, LB, CLE— started 14 games, recording 82 combined tackles, an interception and seven passes defensed

156. Justin Hollins, LB, DEN — appeared in 15 games, recording 21 tackles and a sack

Vikings/Others of Interest

1961: Vikings — LB Steve Stonebreaker, Detroit Mercy

Started 20 games in two seasons from 1962-63 on both sides of the ball; had 12 catches for 227 yards and a score as a tight end in 1962; recovered two fumbles as a linebacker in 1963

1974: Vikings — RB Mark Kellar, Northern Illinois

Rushed 25 times for 74 yards in three seasons with Minnesota

1975: Vikings — LB Bubba Broussard, Houston

Did not play for the Vikings

2004: Vikings — LB Rod Davis, Southern Miss

Started one game and made 39 career appearances in Purple

2013: Vikings — P Jeff Locke, UCLA

Played in 64 career games from 2013-16 for the Vikings, plus five more with the Lions in 2017.