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Combine research: Defensive ends

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Defensive end may be the area of least need for the Vikings, but it's possible they take a late-round gamble on a developmental prospect. In all, 28 DEs are expected to take part in the NFL Scouting Combine over the next week and we review them all. Take our one-week free trial today and get all of our coverage as we report live from the Scouting Combine.

Frank Alexander, Oklahoma (6-4, 255): A part-time starter his first three seasons, Alexander delivered a knockout senior slate with 8.5 sacks, 19 tackles for losses, three forced fumbles and eight passes defensed. He was named first-team all-conference and one of six finalists for the Ted Hendricks Award, which goes to the nation's top defensive end. His 20.5 career sacks are seventh in school... Recommended Stories