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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 April 7, 2020.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Dalvin Cook RB MIN 2.04 12
2 Adam Thielen WR MIN 3.09 12
3 Kirk Cousins QB MIN 9.03 12
4 Alexander Mattison RB MIN 9.04 12
5 Kyle Rudolph TE MIN 12.06 12
6 Irv Smith Jr. TE MIN 13.08 12
7 Minnesota Defense DEF MIN 14.11 12
8 Dan Bailey PK MIN 14.12 12

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook's current ADP is 2.04, which is the 4th pick of the 2nd round, and 15th selection overall.

Dalvin Cook Average Draft Position PPR

Adam Thielen

Adam Thielen's current ADP is 3.09, which is the 9th pick of the 3rd round, and 33rd selection overall.

Adam Thielen Average Draft Position PPR

Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins's current ADP is 9.03, which is the 3rd pick of the 9th round, and 99th selection overall.

Kirk Cousins Average Draft Position PPR

Alexander Mattison

Alexander Mattison's current ADP is 9.04, which is the 4th pick of the 9th round, and 100th selection overall.

Alexander Mattison Average Draft Position PPR

Kyle Rudolph

Kyle Rudolph's current ADP is 12.06, which is the 6th pick of the 12th round, and 137th selection overall.

Kyle Rudolph Average Draft Position PPR

Irv Smith Jr.

Irv Smith Jr.'s current ADP is 13.08, which is the 8th pick of the 13th round, and 151st selection overall.

Irv Smith Jr. Average Draft Position PPR

Minnesota Defense

Minnesota Defense's current ADP is 14.11, which is the 11th pick of the 14th round, and 166th selection overall.

Minnesota Defense Average Draft Position PPR

Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey's current ADP is 14.12, which is the 12th pick of the 14th round, and 168th selection overall.

Dan Bailey Average Draft Position PPR

Minnesota Vikings 2019 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Home Atlanta Falcons
2 Away Green Bay Packers
3 Home Las Vegas Raiders
4 Away Chicago Bears
5 Away New York Giants
6 Home Philadelphia Eagles
7 Away Detroit Lions
8 Home Washington Redskins
9 Away Kansas City Chiefs
10 Away Dallas Cowboys
11 Home Denver Broncos
13 Away Seattle Seahawks
14 Home Detroit Lions
15 Away Los Angeles Chargers
16 Home Green Bay Packers
17 Home Chicago Bears

Minnesota Vikings News

Adam Thielen, Sad to see Diggs leave

Thielen was disappointed when he found out the Vikings were trading Stefon Diggs to the Bills, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Analysis: Thielen said he and Diggs became close friends while playing on the same team for the past five years. On the bright side, Thielen should see plenty of targets in his age-30 season ahead, as the Vikings are left with a weak WR depth chart behind him -- Tajae Sharpe, Bisi Johnson and Chad Beebe (ankle) being the top candidates to earn snaps. The upcoming draft likely will bring some form of competition, but there's no question about Thielen serving as the go-to receiver under new offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak. The veteran wideout rebounded from an injury-plagued 2019 campaign with a solid showing during the playoffs, bringing in 12 of 16 targets for 179 yards in two games.

Adam Thielen player page.

April 7, 2020 8:41 AM EST


Kai Forbath, Facing job competition

The Cowboys signed Greg Zuerlein to challenge Forbath for the placekicker job, Patrik Walker of CBS Sports reports.

Analysis: A three-year, $7.5 million contract makes Zuerlein the presumptive favorite, even though Forbath converted each of his 10 field-goal attempts and each of his 10 PATs in three games with the Cowboys late last season. Forbath owns the superior mark for career field-goal percentage (86.8), but Zuerlein has the bigger leg and the bigger contract.

Kai Forbath player page.

March 27, 2020 1:09 PM EST


Ameer Abdullah, Back with Minnesota

The Vikings have re-signed Abdullah.

Analysis: The 26-year-old logged 23 carries for 115 yards to go along with 15 catches for 88 yards and a TD in 16 games for the team last season. Now that he's back in the fold, Abdullah will continue to serve as a depth option in Minnesota's backfield and should also reprise his role as the squad's primary kickoff returner in 2020.

Ameer Abdullah player page.

March 27, 2020 9:45 AM EST


Laquon Treadwell, Heading to Atlanta

Treadwell signed a contract with the Falcons on Sunday, Zach Klein of WSB-TV reports.

Analysis: Treadwell hasn't lived up to his draft status as a first-round pick of the Vikings in 2016, but perhaps a change of scenery will help him take flight in Atlanta. Expectations should be tempered, as Treadwell will have a hard time carving out a major role in a deep receiving corps headlined by Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley.

Laquon Treadwell player page.

March 22, 2020 3:09 PM EST


MyCole Pruitt, Back with Tennessee

Pruitt agreed to a contract with the Titans on Saturday, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Analysis: Pruitt appeared in 31 games for the Titans over the last two seasons, and he'll rejoin the team after a brief time on the open market. The 27-year-old totaled 15 catches for 192 yards and two touchdowns, so he's unclear to become a significant factor in the passing game in 2020.

MyCole Pruitt player page.

March 21, 2020 7:13 PM EST