[size=13pt]Trading up must add up[/size]

NFL teams rely on their value charts

BY DON SEEHOLZER
Pioneer Press

Article Last Updated: 04/21/2007 11:36:25 PM CDT


......Say the Vikings want to move from the No. 7 spot to third for a shot at Clemson defensive end Gaines Adams.

According to the chart, the difference between those two picks is 700 points, which means it could cost Minnesota its second-round choice (510 points) and perhaps its third (235), with the Vikings getting a late-round pick to make up the difference....