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Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Running back Toby Gerhart -- The Vikings are confident Gerhart will be able to help fill the role that Chester Taylor played as Adrian Peterson's backup and also provide a bruising presence out of the backfield.
A closer look at the Vikings' picks: Round 2/51 -- Toby Gerhart, RB, 6-0, 231, Stanford: The Vikings thought enough of Gerhart that they traded their second- (No. 62) and third-round picks (No. 93) to Houston to move up 11 spots to grab him. Gerhart was the Heisman trophy runner-up last year as he rushed for 1,871 yards and 28 touchdowns. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Toby Gerhart News
04/01/14 - RB Toby Gerhart was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Jaguars from the Vikings March 13.
12/26/13 - RB Toby Gerhart (hamstring) re-injured his hamstring in the Eagles game, did not practice Tuesday and is unlikely to play against the Lions.
12/23/13 - RB Toby Gerhart (hamstring) returned Sunday after missing the Eagles game. He tweaked the hamstring chasing down a defender who had recovered a fumble. He's unlikely to play this week.
12/18/13 - RB Toby Gerhart (hamstring) missed the Eagles game but is expected to return on Sunday in Cincinnati. If for some reason Gerhart and Adrian Peterson (foot) can't play, the Vikings will lean on Matt Asiata again. Asiata went into the Eagles game with three career carries. He finished with three touchdowns in 30 carries for 51 yards.
12/16/13 - RB Toby Gerhart (hamstring) was injured in the Baltimore game and was unable to play on Sunday. He made some progress, practicing on Friday, but the Vikings didn't want to risk further injuring the hamstring. He'll be evaluated as the week progresses. Without Peterson and Gerhart, the Vikings leaned on No. 3 running back Matt Asiata. He came into the game with three career carries. He finished with three touchdowns in 30 carries for 51 yards.