EAGAN, Minn. — The 2020 NFL Draft will mark the first time Minnesota has the 58th overall pick in franchise history.
Interestingly, the Vikings have made the 57th pick four times and the 59th pick three times.
What type of player might be within reach when they go on the clock at No. 58 (if Minnesota keeps the pick)?
Vikings.com is taking a look at players drafted at corresponding spots that Minnesota is scheduled to pick from between April 23-25. The series began this week with picks No. 22 and No. 25.
In addition to players selected 58th overall since 2015, we're also taking a look at the players who were selected a pick before and after No. 58 in each draft. We'll also mention a couple of notable names that landed with other teams.
Stats are from pro-football-reference.com.
57. Rob Havenstein, T, STL – has started all 68 games played for the Rams in five seasons
58. Markus Golden, DE, ARI – 191 tackles and 29 sacks in 62 games (40 starts); played for the Giants last season
59. Ty Sambrailo, T, DEN – served mostly a reserve role for the Broncos (2015-16) and Falcons (2017-19)
57. T.J. Green, S, IND – has started 11 of 33 games for the Colts, Panthers and Saints
58. Sean Davis, CB, PIT – recorded five interceptions in 48 games (41 starts) for the Steelers; signed with Washington last month
59. Roberto Aguayo, K, TB – became the 14th-highest-drafted kicker in NFL history; released after missing nine field goals in one season with the Buccaneers
57. Zach Cunningham, LB, HOU – racked up a career-high 142 tackles (99 solo) and 2.0 sacks in 2019
58. Ethan Pocic, C, SEA – has started 16 of 30 games played for the Seahawks
59. Tanoh Kpassagnon, DE, KC – played all 16 games in 2019 and totaled 4.0 sacks, two passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery; recorded two tackles in Super Bowl LIV
57. P.J. Hall, DT, OAK – started 12 of 16 games and recorded 1.5 sacks in 2019
58. Isaiah Oliver, CB, ATL – started all 16 games last season after just two as a rookie in 2018
59. Derrius Guice, RB, WAS – missed all of his rookie campaign with an injury; recorded 42 carries for 245 yards and two touchdowns in 2019
57. JJ Arcega-Whiteside, WR, PHI – averaged 16.9 yards per catch on 10 receptions for the Eagles
58. Trysten Hill, DT, DAL – played seven games for the Cowboys
59. Parris Campbell, WR, IND – scored his first NFL touchdown in Week 2 against the division-rival Titans; totaled 18 catches for 127 yards in seven games
Others of Interest at 58
2012: Tampa Bay — LB Lavonte David, Nebraska
David has started all 121 games he's played for the Bucs over eight seasons. He has racked up 1,008 tackles (724 solo) and earned First-Team All-Pro (2013) and Pro Bowl (2015) honors.
2011: Baltimore – WR Torrey Smith, Maryland
Smith had a successful eight-season career, during which he played for four teams (Ravens, 49ers, Panthers, Eagles) and in 11 playoff games, including Super Bowl XLVII with Baltimore and LII with Philadelphia. He had two catches for 35 yards in Baltimore's defeat of San Francisco and five for 49 yards for the Eagles against the Patriots.
1990: Phoenix (Arizona) – WR Ricky Proehl, Wake Forest
Proehl played for six teams from 1990-2006, totaling 669 receptions, 8,878 yards and 54 touchdowns, before moving to the coaching side. He served as an offensive assistant for the Panthers from 2011-12 and as Carolina's wide receivers coach from 2013-16. His older son, Austin, was a seventh-round draft pick by the Bills in 2018 and played for the XFL's Seattle Dragons. His younger son, Blake, is a wide receiver for East Carolina University.
1959: Cleveland – DB Dick LeBeau, Ohio State
LeBeau spent 14 seasons as a defensive back for the Lions and totaled 62 career interceptions in 185 games on his way to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He followed his playing career with 45 seasons as an innovative assistant.
Recent trend at 58
Defensive players have been selected 15 times at No. 58 in the past 25 NFL Drafts; 10 of those picks have been defensive backs, including three in a row from 2002-04.