Minnesota Vikings Depth Chart

  • HC: Kevin O'Connell
  • OC: Wes Phillips
  • DC: Ed Donatell
  • ST: Matt Daniels
Updated: 09/24/2022 6:32PM ET
Pos No. Player 1 No Player 2 No Player 3 No Player 4 No Player 5
Offense
OFF          
LWR19THIELEN, ADAM CF135Reagor, Jalen T/Phi
RWR18Jefferson, Justin 20/1
SWR17Osborn, K.J. 20/583Nailor, Jalen 22/6
LT71Darrisaw, Christian 21/164Brandel, Blake 20/663Lowe, Vederian 22/6
LG72Cleveland, Ezra 20/2
C56Bradbury, Garrett 19/165Schlottmann, Austin U/Den
RG67Ingram, Ed 22/262REED, CHRIS U/Ind
RT75O'Neill, Brian 18/274Udoh, Olisaemeka 19/6
TE84Smith Jr., Irv 19/286Mundt, Johnny U/LAR82Ellefson, Ben W/Jax
QB8COUSINS, KIRK U/Was12Mullens, Nick T/LV
RB4Cook, Dalvin 17/22Mattison, Alexander 19/326Nwangwu, Kene 21/432Chandler, Ty 22/5
FB30Ham, C.J. CF16
Defense
DEF          
DE93Bullard, Jonathan U/Atl92Lynch, James 20/4
NT97Phillips, Harrison U/Buf96Blacklock, Ross T/Hou
DE94Tomlinson, Dalvin U/NYG90Otomewo, Esezi 22/5
OLB99Hunter, Danielle 15/391Jones II, Patrick 21/343Vilain, Luiji CF22
WLB58HICKS, JORDAN CC/Arz33Asamoah II, Brian 22/3
MLB54KENDRICKS, ERIC 15/245Dye, Troy 20/4
OLB55SMITH, ZA'DARIUS CC/GB98Wonnum, D.J. 20/4
LCB7PETERSON, PATRICK U/Arz21Evans, Akayleb 22/4
SS44Metellus, Josh 20/646Dorn, Myles CF2022SMITH, HARRISON 12/1
FS24Bynum, Camryn 21/46Cine, Lewis 22/1
RCB3Dantzler Sr., Cameron 20/329Boyd, Kris 19/723Booth Jr., Andrew 22/2
NB39Sullivan, Chandon U/GB20Shelley, Duke SF22
Special Teams
ST          
PT14Wright, Ryan CF22
PK1Joseph, Greg SF21
LS42DEPAOLA, ANDREW SF20
H14Wright, Ryan CF22
KO1Joseph, Greg SF21
PR5Reagor, Jalen T/Phi17Osborn, K.J. 20/583Nailor, Jalen 22/6
KR26Nwangwu, Kene 21/432Chandler, Ty 22/517Osborn, K.J. 20/5
Practice Squad
PS          
PS85Chisena, Dan WR48Garrett, Chris OLB51Twyman, Jaylen DT68Hinton, Kyle OG34Muse, Nick TE
PS9Jackson, Trishton WR47Kwenkeu, William ILB38Koback, Bryant RB31Gowan, Tay CB50Smith, T.J. DT
PS11Blough, David QB35Nickerson, Parry CB87Toivonen, Travis WR60Sokol, Josh OC
Reserves
RES          
RES79Willekes, Kenny IR89Hennigan, Thomas IR13Proehl, Blake PUP57Connelly, Ryan PUP81Johnson, Bisi IR

Depth Chart Fantasy Impact

The Vikings’ 2021 skill-position core returns largely intact this season. That includes budding superstar WR Justin Jefferson, who followed a 1,400-yard rookie season with 1,616 yards last year. WR Adam Thielen is also back. He turns 32 in August and has missed 11 games over the past 3 seasons. But he’s racked up 30 TDs over that stretch, including 24 across the last 2 years. K.J. Osborn figures to stick as the #3 WR after posting a 50-655-7 line in 2021.

Dalvin Cook returns to lead the backfield after running for 1,159 yards and 6 scores in 13 games last year. He’s missed multiple games in all 5 of his NFL seasons, though. That makes #2 RB Alexander Mattison a key figure. He averaged 130 total yards in 4 starts in place of Cook last year.

2021 lead TE Tyler Conklin parlayed a 593-yard season into a 3-year, $20 million deal with the Jets. He’ll be replaced by TE Irv Smith, who missed all of last season after tearing a meniscus in August. The 2019 2nd-round pick opened his pro career with 36-311-2 and 30-365-5 lines. New HC Kevin O’Connell said in May that Smith will be a “major part of what we do.”

The Vikings return 4 of 5 starters on the offensive line, with former Dolphin Jesse Davis expected to replace Olisaemeka Udoh at RG. Davis has made 72 NFL starts.

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