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If the Vikings stay where they are, it's most likely they go for the long-term protector of...

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If the Vikings stay where they are, it's most likely they go for the long-term protector of second-year QB Christian Ponder instead of a desperately needed cover man like Claiborne. Then, Cleveland. I heard different things over the weekend from people I trust. GM Tom Heckert loves Blackmon and that would be his pick; president Mike Holmgren is still trying to decide with finality if Tannehill is the franchise quarterback worth taking here. The safest pick? Richardson, at a need position, even though receiver is a bigger need.

Per Peter King, Heckert is a fan of Blackmon. Even it's a smokescreen, I'm happy either way. I want Blackmon, but even if our FO doesn't, I like that people think Heckert wants Blackmon.
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