BBAO: Cam Newton and the Vikings

We're Black and Blue All Over:

In case you missed Adam Schefter's story late Thursday, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is scheduled to work out privately for the Minnesota Vikings next Wednesday. The Vikings are one of nine teams that will take a second look at Newton between now and the April 28 draft.

Newton isn't likely to be available when the Vikings' No. 12 overall pick comes around, but they could trade up if they decide they like him or Missouri's Blaine Gabbert enough to do so.

Meanwhile, as Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com points out, TCU quarterback Andy Dalton listed the Vikings as a team he will visit but it isn't clear if he will work out for them as well.

Continuing around the NFC North: