Revenge Of The Birds Community Mock Draft: 30th Pick, Minnesota Vikings

With the 30th pick of the Revenge of the Birds community mock draft, the Minnesota Vikings select...

Brian Price | Defensive Tackle | UCLA

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GM: toolman234

Strengths: After surprising some and leaving UCLA his junior year, Price will enter the draft as a potential top five defensive tackle. He has tremendous upside and his raw ability to could be turned into pure NFL talent. He's fast and beats lineman to the punch off of the snap. He has great hand and footwork and helps his teammates play better around him. Overall it's hard to pass up the pure skill that Price possesses. He's NFL-ready and his strength is ridiculous. A good defensive line coach could mold Price into a pro bowl caliber defensive tackle.

Weaknesses: At 6'2 300 pounds, Price may be better suited for the 4-3 defense. He'll stand upright too often and is stiff in the hips. He can be prone to double teams and doesn't have the bull-rushing power to drive offensive lineman backwards.

Why they will draft him: If the Minnesota Vikings have learned anything the last few years, it's that having dominant defensive tackles in a 4-3 defense improves a team dramatically. Pat Williams is approaching the end of his career and Price could fill in once he does. Price and Kevin Williams would keep the outstanding run defense that the Vikings have possessed for quite some time.

Thanks to toolman234 for making the pick. The Saints and Colts are now on the clock and their picks will be posted later today. I've already heard from the Saints but haven't heard from TheAngelsColts. Please try to email me at revengeofthebirds@gmail.com today. The picks are after the jump...

  1. St. Louis - Sam Bradford, QB
  2. Detroit - Russell Okung, OT
  3. Tampa Bay -  Ndamukong Suh, DT
  4. Washington - Bryan Bulaga, OT 
  5. Kansas City - Eric Berry, S
  6. Seattle - Gerald McCoy, DT 
  7. Cleveland -  Jimmy Clausen, QB
  8. Oakland - Trent Williams, OT 
  9. Buffalo - Bruce Campbell, OT 
  10. Jacksonville - Joe Haden, CB
  11. Denver - Rolando McClain, LB
  12. Miami - Earl Thomas, S
  13. San Francisco - C.J. Spiller, RB
  14. Seattle - Dez Bryant, WR 
  15. New York Giants - Derrick Morgan, DE 
  16. Tennessee - Sean Weatherspoon, LB
  17. San Francisco - Anthony Davis, OT
  18. Pittsburgh - Kyle Wilson, CB
  19. Atlanta - Brandon Graham, DE
  20. Houston - Taylor Mays, S
  21. Cincinnati - Jermaine Gresham, TE
  22. New England - Sergio Kindle, OLB
  23. Green Bay - Jason Pierre-Paul, DE
  24. Philadelphia - Mike Iupati, OG
  25. Baltimore - Jared Odrick, DT
  26. Arizona - Dan Williams, DT
  27. Dallas - Charles Brown, OT
  28. San Diego - Terrence Cody, DT
  29. New York Jets - Jerry Hughes, OLB
  30. Minnesota - Brian Price
  31. Indianapolis - TheAngelsColts
  32. New Orleans - Reo Hayes
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