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Vikings Got Draft Value, Depth With Fason

Ciatrick Fason

When it came to selecting a running back, the Vikings felt they got value and a player who will contribute in the future when they selected Ciatrick Fason of Florida.

It's becoming something of a habit for the Vikings on draft weekend – wait until the fourth around and take a running back that can contribute and come away with a player they feel is a gem. In 2003, it was Onterrio Smith, who draft guru Mel Kiper had rated as the second running back in the draft that year. In 2004, it Mewelde Moore, who was just the second Division I running back in history...

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