6 players the Vikings passed on during the 2019 NFL Draft

(Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images) Noah Fant and T.J. Hockenson
(Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images) Noah Fant and T.J. Hockenson /
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(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Kelvin Harmon
(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Kelvin Harmon /

Kelvin Harmon – WR

Believe it or not, wide receiver was not that glaring of a need for the Vikings heading into the 2019 NFL Draft. Especially with Minnesota switching to an offensive scheme heavily influenced by Gary Kubiak, which tends to not get a team’s No. 3 receiver very much involved in the offense’s weekly game plan.

Still, the Vikings had an opportunity in the sixth round of this year’s draft to add someone in Harmon that is at least a better option as their third receiver than Laquon Treadwell.

In each of his last two seasons at North Carolina State, Harmon hauled in at least 68 passes for more than 1,000 yards and he caught a total of 11 touchdowns. He was given a second-round grade by some draft evaluators this year and Minnesota could have snagged him in round six.

Instead, the Vikings passed on Harmon with all three of their sixth-round picks and they waited until the next round to select their first receiver of the draft.

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If Minnesota decided to draft the former North Carolina State pass catcher this year, they could have created the modern-day version of “Three Deep”. Okay, maybe we’re getting a little carried away here, but Harmon would have been a much better option as the Vikings’ third receiver in 2019 than Treadwell at least.