Minnesota Vikings select Dallas Turner at No. 17 overall, moving up six spots in NFL Draft’s first round

Alabama linebacker Dallas Turner responds to questions during NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Days, July 19, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. Turner was the No. 17 pick in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night. (AP Photo/George Walker IV, File)

The Minnesota Vikings were busy on the trade phones Thursday night during Day 1 of the NFL Draft. In the second trade of the night, Minnesota moved up from No. 23 to No. 17 in a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars. At No. 17, Minnesota selects edge rusher Dallas Turner from the University of Alabama.

Earlier, the Vikings moved up one spot from No. 11 in order to select Michigan quarterback JJ McCarthy with the No. 10 pick.

Continuing draft coverage will appear online at www.marshallindependent.com and in upcoming print editions.


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