Vikings sign half of their picks 04 May 18

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed half of their draft class, securing rookie contracts with kicker Daniel Carlson, guard Colby Gossett, defensive end Ade Aruna and linebacker Devante Downs. The four deals were signed the day before the team’s rookie minicamp. Carlson was a fifth-round pick from Auburn. Gossett and Aruna were sixth-round selections from Appalachian State and Tulane, respectively. Downs was a seventh-round choice from California.