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Position analysis: Guards

David DeCastro (Jason O. Watson/USP)

Offensive guards aren't usually a high priority early in the draft, but this year features some strong candidates. We summarize the analysis on 10 of the top options, along with the Vikings' outlook at the position.

POSITION OVERVIEW: Guard is one of the most interesting positions on draft weekend because it not only includes the top college guard prospects, but also a slew of offensive tackles that aren't expected to be able to transition to tackle in the pros. It dilutes the draft need for pure guards and drops the urgency for teams to take guards high in the draft. However, this year's draft class is one... Recommended Stories

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