Vikings open to trade talks for No. 3 overall pick

MOBILE, Ala. — Well, now. Here’s something Vikings fans maybe didn’t think about before: their team trading the No. 3 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

You’d figure that, with QB Christian Ponder entering his second season, there’d be no question Minnesota would seek to assist him with either a stud left tackle (USC’s Matt Kalil?) or a No. 1 receiver (Oklahoma State’s Justin Blackmon?).

But thanks to general manager Rick Spielman‘s comments Wednesday during Senior Bowl practice, it might be time to consider the Vikings open for business.

“It will be, I think, very busy on draft day,” Spielman said in an interview on the NFL Network set. “We’re the third overall pick, so we’ll be looking at all the options. If someone wants to come up and get our pick, we’re going to be more than willing to listen.”

For the record, all but one of our experts’ mock drafts has the Vikings selecting Kalil.

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