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Drafting DE: Where value meets need

The Vikings have numerous needs in this year's draft, but they may have to accept that their best value with the 12th overall pick won't be at quarterback, but rather defensive end. See how it stacks up and what Leslie Frazier had to say about the possibilities.

Need doesn't always match value in the NFL draft, which means the Vikings could be better off by not forcing a quarterback pick at the No. 12 slot. No doubt, the Vikings have a need a quarterback, but if Missouri's Blaine Gabbert and Auburn's Cam Newton are both gone, it might make the most sense for the Vikings to do one of two things – trade down or go for one of their other needs, like... Recommended Stories