During training camp, there are always some interesting players who shine. Minnesota has had plenty of surprising names emerge as candidates who could be looking at bigger roles next season.
Some players were already expected to be taking on bigger roles in 2021, so you won’t see Tyler Conklin or Irv Smith Jr. on this list.
And while Stephen Weatherly’s emergence as a possible starter opposite Danielle Hunter isn’t the most predictable thing to happen, he was a starter in Carolina before going down with an injury, so this wouldn’t really be a bigger role for him.
Here is the list of players: