Who has a chance be the Minnesota Vikings’ starting right tackle in 2018?

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Rashod Hill

After signing with Minnesota towards the end of the 2016 season, Hill has emerged as a solid utility player on the team’s offensive line.

He started seven games for the Vikings last year and was able to hold his own for the most part. However, there were still times in 2017 where his inexperience became evident.

Will this be the season Hill emerges as a full-time starter for Minnesota?

If he wants this to end up being the case in 2018, he will have to avoid playing like he did during the Vikings’ playoff matchup against the New Orleans Saints last year. During that game, Hill allowed one sack, two quarterback hits, and four hurries according to Pro Football Focus.

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Unless he shows a dramatic improvement during this summer’s training camp and the preseason or another blocker suffers an injury, it should be expected that Hill will remain a backup for Minnesota to begin the 2018 season.