Minnesota needed to add some serious talent in this year’s draft.
This is not a Vikings team that has the benefit of adding just depth and luxury players. The team needs starters from the 2021 NFL draft, or else it could be looking at another position.
Minnesota did a good job of landing some interesting prospects throughout. Despite having the No. 14 overall pick, the Vikings moved back with the Jets. However, Minnesota still managed to find a starting-caliber talent with the No. 23 overall selection acquired from New York.
The Vikings could have contributed better draft capital to defensive end and wideout, but overall, they made some enticing picks. Here they are: