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Vikings free-agent focus: Running backs

The Vikings likely will be poking around free agency and the draft to compensate the likely departure of Toby Gerhart. We look at a couple of unrestricted free agent options and list the other possibilities in free agency.

The value placed on the NFL running back is falling. In the draft, teams are trending away from selecting many running backs in the first round. Last year, none were selecting in Round 1. The previous two years, a combined four were taken in the first day, making it a total of four in the last three years. In the previous three years, 11 running backs were taken in the first round. In free... Recommended Stories