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The Vikings have executed a trade with the Texans to acquire an additional first-round pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Minnesota is sending its 42nd and 188th overall selections this year, along with a second-round selection in the 2025 NFL Draft, to Houston in exchange for the 23rd and 232nd overall selections this year.

The trade now provides even more flexibility to Vikings General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah early in the three-day event. 

The Vikings are slated to have the following nine picks in the upcoming draft:

First round: 11th overall

First round: 23rd overall (from Houston)

Fourth round: 108th overall

Fourth round: 129th overall (from Detroit)

Fifth round: 157th overall (from Cleveland)

Fifth round: 167th overall (from Kansas City)

Sixth round: 177th overall (from Carolina through Jacksonville; acquired Oct. 31, 2023)

Seventh round: 230th overall (conditional from Atlanta through Cleveland and Arizona; acquired Oct. 31, 2023)

Seventh round: 232nd overall (from Houston)

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The Vikings are adding experience and versatility to their offensive line.

Minnesota reached an agreement with guard/center Dan Feeney, the team announced Friday.

Feeney has appeared in 112 NFL games with 65 starts. Most recently, he appeared in 16 games for the Bears, making one start in 2023.

Feeney, who will turn 30 in May, originally was a 2017 NFL Draft selection by the Chargers. Heading into that year's draft, he was labeled "the best interior offensive lineman" prospect by NFL analyst Lance Zierlein. The Chargers snagged Feeney in the third round, and he went on to start 57 of 63 games over his first four seasons with Los Angeles, missing just one contest in that time.

Feeney helped the Chargers average 111.5 rushing yards per game in 2020. According to analytics site Pro Football Focus, he was penalized just twice throughout the season. He was assessed with allowing four sacks of rookie quarterback Justin Herbert while playing each game at center.

Feeney spent 2021 and 2022 with the Jets, playing in 33 games (seven starts).

Prior to his NFL career, Feeney played four seasons for Indiana University. He was a two-time team captain and became just the fourth player in school history to earn First-Team All-America honors twice – and just the third to earn First-Team honors in back-to-back seasons (2015-16).

Feeney started the first 41 games of his collegiate career at right guard and transitioned to right tackle for the final five. He allowed just two sacks over 3,355 snaps in those games.