Minnesota Vikings: 15 best wide receivers of all time

(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen
(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen /
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 31: Stefon Diggs #14 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates with teammate Adam Thielen #19 after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter of the game against the Chicago Bears on December 31, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen /

The Minnesota Vikings have boasted some great wide receivers on their team over the years, but who are the 15 best to ever wear a purple and gold jersey?

Spanning over 50 seasons, the Minnesota Vikings have enjoyed having many great players suit up for the franchise. Many of those players have gone on to earn spots in the Pro Football Hall of Fame or the team’s Ring of Honor.

Among those great individuals are the wide receivers who made amazing plays and helped the team make four Super Bowl appearances in their franchise history. They also put together some of the most impressive seasons in NFL history.

There have been numerous pass catchers who deserve to be placed among the all-time greats in Vikings history, while others have not been able to make as great of an impression on the team and its fans.

Let’s take a look at the 15 greatest wide receivers ever to play for the Minnesota Vikings starting with the player ranked No. 15!