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Tom “Sir Snickers” Nickerson, center, doesn’t like the Vikings’ decision to trade their No. 8 pick for a No. 9 and a fifth-round pick during the 2014 Vikings Draft Party, which was held at the Minneapolis Convention Center, this past Thursday. ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS/John Autey

Vikes bolster pass rush and nab their QB

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Rick “Swapping” Spielman was up to his dealing ways.

The Vikings general manager made a move early in Thursday night’s NFL draft and came up with UCLA outside linebacker Anthony Barr with the No. 9 pick. Then he picked up another first-round pick at No. 32 and took Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.


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