8 players who should be on the Vikings free agency wish list for 2021

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JuJu Smith-Schuster – WR

  • Age: 25
  • 2020 Team: Pittsburgh Steelers

The Vikings already have Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen as their top two receivers. But after these two is where things begin to get a bit dicey on Minnesota’s wide receiver depth chart.

Adding JuJu Smith-Schuster to the mix would not only give the Vikings the best trio of receivers in the NFL, but it would also give them a modern-day version of “Three Deep”.

Smith-Schuster is an impressive talent who is coming off of a 2020 season in which he hauled in 97 passes for 831 yards and nine touchdowns. The young receiver would not only be a great weapon to add to Minnesota’s offense, but he would likely make it easier for the Vikings to part ways with Thielen whenever that time comes.

Brandon Scherff – OG

  • Age: 29
  • 2020 Team: Washington Football Team

It’s no secret that Minnesota is always in need of upgrading their offensive line. Brandon Scherff is someone that Vikings fans have had their eyes on for quite some time now.

Scherff has certainly lived up to his first-round pick status and he’s currently one of the best interior offensive linemen in the entire NFL. Minnesota adding Scherff to their offensive line would definitely make life a little less painful for Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins during each matchup.