Vikings | Vikings will attend Nelson workout
Sat, 15 Apr 2006 12:23:06 -0700

Don Seeholzer, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings are one of the teams scheduled to attend former University of Connecticut basketball player Ed Nelson's workout Friday, April 21. Nelson has not played football since high school, but is attempting to be drafted as a tight end.


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Vikings | Team has pre-draft visit with Byrd
Sat, 15 Apr 2006 06:16:08 -0700

Don Seeholzer, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings conducted a pre-draft visit with USC TE Dominique Byrd Friday, April 14. Byrd, projected as a second-round selection, had 66 receptions during his final two seasons at USC. He was dogged through his college career by academic and physical problems, including injuries to his knee, kneecap and toe in addition to a broken jaw.


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Vikings | Team has pre-draft visit with Cofield
Sat, 15 Apr 2006 06:15:39 -0700

Don Seeholzer, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings conducted a pre-draft visit with Northwestern DL Barry Cofield Friday, April 14. He projects as an inside player in the NFL and a probable second-day selection (fourth round or lower).