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Vikings Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Minnesota Vikings as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of May 7, 2021.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Dalvin Cook RB MIN 1.03 7
2 Justin Jefferson WR MIN 3.06 7
3 Adam Thielen WR MIN 4.08 7
4 Alexander Mattison RB MIN 10.01 7
5 Kirk Cousins QB MIN 11.10 7
6 Irv Smith Jr. TE MIN 12.10 7
7 Minnesota Defense DEF MIN 14.07 7

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook's current ADP is 1.03, which is the 3rd pick of the 1st round, and 2nd selection overall.

Dalvin Cook Average Draft Position PPR

Justin Jefferson

Justin Jefferson's current ADP is 3.06, which is the 6th pick of the 3rd round, and 30th selection overall.

Justin Jefferson Average Draft Position PPR

Adam Thielen

Adam Thielen's current ADP is 4.08, which is the 8th pick of the 4th round, and 44th selection overall.

Adam Thielen Average Draft Position PPR

Alexander Mattison

Alexander Mattison's current ADP is 10.01, which is the 1st pick of the 10th round, and 108th selection overall.

Alexander Mattison Average Draft Position PPR

Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins's current ADP is 11.10, which is the 10th pick of the 11th round, and 129th selection overall.

Kirk Cousins Average Draft Position PPR

Irv Smith Jr.

Irv Smith Jr.'s current ADP is 12.10, which is the 10th pick of the 12th round, and 142nd selection overall.

Irv Smith Jr. Average Draft Position PPR

Minnesota Defense

Minnesota Defense's current ADP is 14.07, which is the 7th pick of the 14th round, and 163rd selection overall.

Minnesota Defense Average Draft Position PPR

Minnesota Vikings 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Home Green Bay Packers
2 Away Indianapolis Colts
3 Home Tennessee Titans
4 Away Houston Texans
5 Away Seattle Seahawks
6 Home Atlanta Falcons
8 Away Green Bay Packers
9 Home Detroit Lions
10 Away Chicago Bears
11 Home Dallas Cowboys
12 Home Carolina Panthers
13 Home Jacksonville Jaguars
14 Away Tampa Bay Buccaneers
15 Home Chicago Bears
16 Away New Orleans Saints
17 Away Detroit Lions

Minnesota Vikings News

Jeff Badet, Speedster hits open market

Washington will release Badet on Monday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.

Analysis: Badet boasts a blistering 4.27 40-yard dash time, so it shouldn't take him long to find another team willing to provide an opportunity. He suited up for three games with Washington in 2020, handling 21 offensive snaps while failing to secure his lone target.

Jeff Badet player page.

May 3, 2021 12:40 PM EST


Teddy Bridgewater, Going against Lock for No. 1 gig

Coach Vic Fangio said Bridgewater and Drew Lock will split reps "50-50" during the offseason program and training camp, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

Analysis: Fangio's statement comes as no surprise after the Broncos acquired Bridgewater from the Panthers this week and made no additions to the QB room during the draft. Since his devastating knee injury just before the start of the 2016 season, Bridgewater has started 21 of his 29 appearances between the Saints and Panthers on his way to a 68.5 completion percentage, 5,235 yards, 25 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. He also racked up 315 yards and five scores on the ground during that stretch. The next few months will determine who among Bridgewater and Lock is under center for Denver in Week 1.

Teddy Bridgewater player page.

May 1, 2021 7:46 PM EST


Daniel Carlson, Signs tender Thursday

Carlson signed his restricted free agent tender from the Raiders on Thursday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.

Analysis: In March, Las Vegas extended Carlson a second-round tender, a price that other organizations were unlikely to pay. Thus he's back in the desert for a second consecutive year and a member of the Raiders for a fourth campaign. Carlson is coming off his best statistical season, when he connected on 33 of 35 field-goal attempts (94 percent) and 45 of 47 point-after tries (96 percent).

Daniel Carlson player page.

April 29, 2021 2:33 PM EST


Teddy Bridgewater, Dealt to Denver

The Panthers are trading Bridgewater to the Broncos for a sixth-round draft pick, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Analysis: Wit $10 million of his $17 million base salary for 2021 being guaranteed, Bridgewater didn't have much trade value. In fact, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports the Panthers will pay some of the quarterback's salary to facilitate the trade. Bridgewater now figures to compete with Drew Lock for a starting job, while Sam Darnold is left as the only QB in Carolina with significant NFL experience. This trade seemingly increases the odds of the Panthers drafting a QB and decreases the odds of the Broncos taking one, but it could still go either way in both cases. None of Bridgewater, Lock or Darnold looks especially likely to become a true franchise QB.

Teddy Bridgewater player page.

April 28, 2021 10:57 AM EST


Kyle Sloter, Waived by Las Vegas

The Raiders waived Sloter on Thursday.

Analysis: Sloter seems likely to go unclaimed on waivers, after which point he'll be free to begin searching for a depth role elsewhere. He's still looking for an opportunity to make his NFL debut.

Kyle Sloter player page.

April 15, 2021 2:27 PM EST