Which defensive players from the Minnesota Vikings roster could be traded before the 2016 National Football League season even gets underway?
Yesterday, we looked at six offensive players who could be traded this offseason. Today we dive into the defense, taking a look at four players who could be playing for a different team in 2016.
Mike Zimmer has done a wonderful job of building the defense into a juggernaut. Between draft picks, free agents, and players who were already on the roster, Zimmer has forged this ragtag bunch into a single, cohesive unit.
Unfortunately, a team with tons of talent is hard to keep together in the day and age of the salary cap. With young players who are about to finish their rookie contracts and will need new (and much larger) contracts, the Vikings will have to examine their roster to determine who is essential to the team, and who can be let go.
All contract numbers are from Sportrac.
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