Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater on Vikings' radar


In a draft filled with intrigue, the Minnesota Vikings' selection at No. 8 might be the most unpredictable of the top-10 picks.

While most mock drafters have the Vikings addressing their defense, it's become clear that they are giving serious consideration to a first-round quarterback.

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NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that Johnny Manziel is still a possibility for the Vikes at No. 8 overall.

Coaches, scouts and evaluators are meeting later this afternoon with the owners, per Rapoport, to discuss what they will do if the Texas A&M star is still on the board.

Reporting from team headquarters at Winter Park, NFL Media's Albert Breer adds that Minnesota also likes Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater, but probably not enough to pull the trigger in the No. 8 draft slot.

Vikings general manager Rick Spielman desperately needs to hit on a young quarterback after whiffing on Christian Ponder in 2011. The question is whether he steps to the plate in the first, second or third round this week.

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