The Minnesota Vikings will be looking to replace the impact Stefon Diggs provided as the team’s second option. The next best method of doing so will be in the upcoming 2020 NFL Draft.
It should not go understated how important Diggs became for the Vikings since being drafted in the 5th round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He ended up totaling 165 receptions, 2,151 receiving yards, and 15 touchdowns in 30 regular season appearances over the last two seasons.
Losing an elite secondary receiver when there was already a need to surround the top two targets with more talent is not easy to overcome. That’s especially the case when considering that Adam Thielen was sidelined for six games last season due to injury.
It appears unlikely that the Vikings will decide to draft a wide receiver in the first round of the draft since they have plenty of other needs. With this year’s receivers class being so deep, they don’t have reach to add a talented prospect that can step in from day one.
With that being said, there are three potential options the Vikings could turn to in the NFL Draft to replace Stefon Diggs.