Rookie minicamp in Minnesota next weekend will have a German accent.
Willkommen to the NFL, Moritz Boehringer.
The Vikings made the 22-year-old German wide receiver the first player in league history to be drafted straight from Europe, taking the speedy Boehringer in the sixth round Saturday with the 180th overall selection.
"We spend a lot of time trying to look under every rock," general manager Rick Spielman said, adding: "When we get a hint that someone might have the ability to play in this league, that's our job to go out and uncover it."
The 6-foot-4, 229-pound Boehringer put on a head-turning performance in March at Florida...