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Sunday slant: A simple offseason plan

Matt Kalil (SC Playbook)

The Vikings seem far away from the playoffs in their roster-building phase, but they have quite an opportunity when looking at free agency and the draft. This is the year for new GM Rick Spielman to make his mark in acquiring players and turning the depth chart around.

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman spent his days on the field of Ladd-Peebles stadium in Mobile, Ala., this week, keeping a watchful eye on more than 100 seniors who declared themselves eligible for the 2012 NFL Draft. By night, Spielman was busy conducting and overseeing the interviews of every one of those players. Over a few-night period, the Vikings brought one player after... Recommended Stories