By Adam Patrick
After selecting an interior blocker during this year’s NFL Draft, could the Minnesota Vikings look to add an offensive tackle with their first-round pick in 2020?
During Mike Zimmer’s tenure as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, one of the team’s lingering problems has been the performance of the offensive line.
The Vikings made a significant effort to improve the unit this offseason with the signing of free agent guard Josh Kline and the decision to use this year’s first-round draft selection on former North Carolina State center Garrett Bradbury.
Even with these additions, Minnesota could (and should) still look to upgrade the talent level on their offensive line by the time the NFL Draft comes around in 2020.
If the Vikings do end up taking this route next year, one young blocker they might be interested in is Georgia offensive tackle Andrew Thomas. CBS Sports’ Chris Trapasso believes Thomas is a 2020 prospect who would be a good fit for Minnesota.
“Thomas is a monster. Flat out. His blend of overpowering strength and effortless movement in any direction make him essentially unbeatable on the left side on pass plays and a heat-seeking bulldozer for Georgia’s ground...