It is no news that the Vikings are currently a mess at offensive line and are desperate to shore that up by whatever means necessary before this season slips from their grasp. That said, Rick Spielman is on record stating he was done trading draft picks for 2017 draft.
So when this nugget appeared on twitter from a Pete Caroll press conference, people took notice.
Pete Carroll may have inadvertently spilled the beans on something today. “I saw Minnesota made a big move with an offensive lineman.”
— Stephen Cohen (@scohenPI) October 26, 2016
So, it begs to wonder if a player may be involved in this trade? Or was he just referring to Vikings signing Jake Long last week?
Jarius Wright is a name that came up in trade rumors before camp ended. It’s a name to keep in mind.
And then we see this:
Re: Pete Carroll's comments: Vikings have nothing imminent. Theory is Pete was referring to Jake Long
— Jon Krawczynski (@APkrawczynski) October 26, 2016