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The cornerback question: Where's the value?

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If the Vikings don't get one of the top three cornerbacks, they may be stuck in a difficult position trying to match value with their draft position. The NFL's lead scout doesn't believe in a one prospect getting a lot of Vikings "steam" and says the top three could be gone early.

The Vikings have admitted they need to draft a middle linebacker, likely early, and they know they could still use a receiver, despite the free agent signing of Greg Jennings. But one position that hasn't gotten much press coverage, despite its importance in covering opposing receivers, is cornerback. With or without veteran Antoine Winfield returning to the Vikings, they need to address the... Recommended Stories

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