Vikings' win leaves Colts, Rams vying for No. 1 overall draft pick

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The Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis Rams are the last teams in contention for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

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The Minnesota Vikings eliminated themselves by winning their third game, 33-26 at Washington. Because their schedule was stronger than either the Colts or the Rams played, the Vikings can't select first even if all three teams finish 3-13.

The Colts remain the front-runners, and if they lose at Jacksonville (4-11) next Sunday, they will have the No. 1 pick. The Rams would land the No. 1 spot if Indianapolis wins and they lose at home to the San Francisco 49ers.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.



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