Vikings sign second-round pick Brian O’Neill

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The Vikings became the first team to sign 2018 draft picks when they reached agreements with four picks on Thursday.

They moved closer to becoming the first team to sign all their draft picks on Friday. The Vikings announced that they have signed tackle Brian O'Neill to a four-year contract.

O’Neill was selected with the 62nd overall pick in the draft. The second-rounder started every game at left tackle for Pittsburgh last year and declared early for the draft. O’Neill made the move from tight end to tackle in college and caught two touchdown passes for the Panthers before moving on to the NFL.

With O’Neill under contract, the Vikings are down to three unsigned picks.

22 responses to “Vikings sign second-round pick Brian O’Neill

  1. Taking care of business. Time to start coaching this kid up and getting him ready.

  2. Great player. Could be a real diamond down the road. Nice pick for Vikings.

  3. I don’t know why every team doesn’t get their draft picks signed early. The salaries are slotted by draft position so there are only minor details that need to be worked out. Remember the days when you had to sweat out if your first round pick would be signed by training camp? Bryant McKinnie held out until Week 9. Man, was that annoying.

  4. Agreed Rob. I don’t get why teams wait. It’s all basically slotted. Get O’Neil in the weight room and stuff a few burgers down his throat and he’ll be good to go.

  5. allight59 says:
    May 4, 2018 at 11:47 am
    Best run team in the NFL, nice to root for such a World Class Organization.
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    Yes, especially when you consider all the PED users and child abusers this organization employs. Classy till the end.
    And let us not forget all the Championships this team has collected over the years.
    Obviously, the envy of the entire league.
    skoLOL.

  6. Vikings get things done and are always improving. Others stand still and hang on to the past. Hard to believe some teams haven’t even upgraded from aluminum bleachers…

  7. Efficiency at it’s best. A well run organization from top to bottom. Now bring me my damn Lombardi trophy.

  8. stellarperformance says:
    May 4, 2018 at 11:51 am
    Great player. Could be a real diamond down the road. Nice pick for Vikings

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    I would rather talk football than troll myself. I’m surprised the pack took Alexander with their first pick. The kid from Iowa, Josh Jackson you picked up in the second round will be better than Alexander. The pack should have grabbed Ridley with their first. Rodgers to Ridley would have killed me hearing that every packer Viking game.

  9. wafflestomp says:
    May 4, 2018 at 12:50 pm
    allight59 says:
    May 4, 2018 at 11:47 am
    Best run team in the NFL, nice to root for such a World Class Organization.
    ____________________

    Yes, especially when you consider all the PED users and child abusers this organization employs. Classy till the end.
    And let us not forget all the Championships this team has collected over the years.
    Obviously, the envy of the entire league.
    skoLOL.

    ***

    Yawn. You’re not even trying anymore.

  10. The Vikings had their best chance last yr, no rodgers, eagles backup qb, chance for home SB and blew it. And just like the year after Adrian Peterson fumbled away the SB, this offseason they made themselves better but not as much as other teams. The yellow brick road to the SB they had and the Eagles beat them into submission on will not ever appear again. They’ll be lucky to make the playoffs. BUT, if they do & Cousins and Cook are healthy they have a better chance to win than with noodle arm Keenum throwing up ducks.

  11. 13worldchampioinships says:
    May 4, 2018 at 3:11 pm
    wafflestomp says:
    May 4, 2018 at 12:50 pm
    allight59 says:
    May 4, 2018 at 11:47 am
    Best run team in the NFL, nice to root for such a World Class Organization.
    ____________________

    Yes, especially when you consider all the PED users and child abusers this organization employs. Classy till the end.
    And let us not forget all the Championships this team has collected over the years.
    Obviously, the envy of the entire league.
    skoLOL.

    ***

    Yawn. You’re not even trying anymore
    _________________________

    LoL…….Good call and you’re probably right, it’s almost like I’m set on autopilot sometimes.
    I just found it funny that a fan would want to slap their team on the back for signing their 2nd round pick, when virtually every other team will do the exact same thing over the next couple of weeks.

  12. minneanderthals says:
    May 4, 2018 at 5:49 pm
    38-7

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    You sure must be proud of your I.Q. and tooth count, to keep posting it every single day.

  13. Satanic Hell Creature says:
    May 4, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    minneanderthals says:
    May 4, 2018 at 5:49 pm
    38-7

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    You sure must be proud of your I.Q. and tooth count, to keep posting it every single day

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    Best laugh I’ve had all day. Thanks.

  14. If he plays anything like the Viking’s last high draft pick at tackle, they should outfit him with a pair of roller skates right out of the gate. At least he can get used to playing on them.

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