2014 NFL Draft Live Blog: Vikings Trade Back Into 1st Round, Draft QB Bridgewater

May 9, 2014 1:08 AM
2014 NFL Draft Live Blog: Vikings Trade Back Into 1st Round, Draft QB Bridgewater
32nd Pick: Minnesota Vikings –QB Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville

" Why not end the night with some fireworks.

The Vikings traded back into the first round, sending a second and fourth round pick to the Seattle Seahawks, and drafted who they hope will be their QB of the future.

Bridgewater is the third quarterback taken in the first round, and while there is some doubt surrounding him, he did throw 31 touchdowns and just four picks in 2013. He’ll bring some excitement to the Vikings, and the selection will likely mean the end to Christian Ponder’s days as the starting quarterback.

Just one more tidbit on the Patriots’ selection of Dominique Easley: According to the Twitterverse (which is ALWAYS right), the Seahawks had their eye on Easley with the 32nd pick. When that wasn’t going to happen, it opened up the door for the trade with the Vikings "

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