5 positions the Vikings could draft more than once in 2020

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The Vikings are loaded at the top when it comes to safety. Anthony Harris and Harrison Smith are arguably the best safety tandem in the NFL. However, there is no depth behind them and there are a couple of other concerns.

Minnesota franchised Anthony Harris and then made it known they were willing to trade him. They then got into talks about a contract extension, but nothing has been agreed to yet.

Another problem is Smith’s age. While he shows no signs of slowing down, he is still 31-years-old. He probably only has about three productive seasons or so left and the Vikings will need to begin thinking about life after the “Hitman”.

Minnesota will likely head into this year’s draft looking for a potential starter at safety, as well as some quality depth. This could lead them to draft a safety somewhere in the first three rounds and then use one of their many Day 3 choices on someone else from the position group.

With a need at cornerback too, the Vikings could look for versatile players who could fill both roles. There are plenty of those in this year’s class and they can be found all throughout the draft.