No. 8 Minnesota Vikings: Aaron Donald, DT, Pittsburgh
Nov 23, 2013; Syracuse, NY, USA; Pittsburgh Panthers defensive lineman Aaron Donald (97) is blocked by Syracuse Orange guard Nick Robinson (68) during the second quarter at the Carrier Dome. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Defensive tackle isn’t a big need. That hasn’t kept the team from pursuing another undersized defensive tackle, Henry Melton, during free agency. Now that Melton joined the Dallas Cowboys, first-year head coach Mike Zimmer may get his Geno Atkins-like interior lineman through the draft. More of a “best player available” philosophy in case the team isn’t sold on whichever quarterback falls.