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Updated: April 14th, 2013 1:21pm
Tarvaris Jackson part of puzzle in Vikings' take on Percy Harvin trade

Tarvaris Jackson part of puzzle in Vikings' take on Percy Harvin trade

by Tom Pelissero
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The seventh-round draft pick the Minnesota Vikings acquired from Seattle as part of the Percy Harvin trade last month is the 214th overall selection that originally belonged to Buffalo -- not the Seahawks' own selection 17 spots later.

That gives the Vikings consecutive selections and three total in the seventh round, since they also own Arizona's pick as part of a flop for cornerback A.J. Jefferson (No. 213) and their own pick (No. 229).

The Seahawks traded the Vikings' their own first-round pick (No. 25) and the seventh-rounder, plus a third-round pick in 2014 for Harvin in a deal finalized on March 11.

How'd Seattle get Buffalo's pick in the first place? In the August trade that sent former Vikings quarterback Tarvaris Jackson to the Bills, of course.

Vikings' 2013 draft picks

Round 1, Pick 23 (23)
Round 1, Pick 25 (25) (From Seahawks)
Round 2, Pick 20 (52)
Round 3, Pick 21 (83)
Round 4, Pick 5 (102) (From Lions)
Round 4, Pick 23 (120)
Round 5, Pick 22 (155)
Round 6, Pick 21 (189)
Round 7, Pick 7 (213) (From Cardinals)
Round 7, Pick 8 (214) (From Bills through Seahawks)
Round 7, Pick 23 (229)

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