5 most underhyped Vikings heading into the 2020 season

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A lot of the new faces on the Minnesota Vikings are generating much of the preseason buzz, but there are plenty of veterans on the roster who should be getting much more attention.

When folks in the media or fans of the Minnesota Vikings begin talking about the 2020 season, much of the focus is put on the new players. The Vikings brought in a couple of veteran free agents to fill some important roles, and also drafted 15 new rookies and signed a dozen more after the draft concluded.

Many are figuring out how these new faces will fit on the team, and that does make sense. However, all of this focus on the newbies does draw some much-deserved attention away from many players who have already spent a season or more with the team. Some of these players are ones whose importance to the Vikings’ 2020 season is getting overlooked, and others are ones who could be sitting on career seasons but no one is talking about it.

Here’s a list of some current Minnesota Vikings who should be generating a lot more buzz about their impact in 2020, than they have been getting.