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Sunday slant: Roster rebirth nearly here

The NFL draft is only 18 days away and one more "Spielman Special" could complete the overhaul of the roster that began when Brett Favre retired. The majority of the Vikings are entering or in the prime of their career, leaving a near-term future full of hope.

For NFL fans, it may be time for spring cleaning, that dead time between the excitement of free agency and the drama of the draft. Nobody does offseason drama better than the NFL, but the Vikings are hoping to build only positive theater with their spring roster-improvement project. If general manager Rick Spielman has his way, the rebuilding is nearly done and the draft that is only 18 days away... Recommended Stories