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Position Analysis: Defensive end

Tank Carradine (Kim Klement/USA Today)

The Vikings' top three defensive ends are all in the final year of their contract, making it a position that could receive second- and third-day consideration. We review the stats, measurables and scouting reports on the top 10 prospects.

POSITION OVERVIEW: In a pass-happy NFL, not only do teams look to find the next big thing at quarterback, defenses try to do whatever they can to prevent those young quarterbacks from succeeding. As a result, pass-rushing defensive ends are always in demand. Unfortunately, in a draft year when there is a ton of depth at a lot of positions, defensive end isn't one of them. There are only two...

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