7 best moves of the Minnesota Vikings 2021 offseason

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Which offseason decisions made by the Minnesota Vikings this year should be considered the absolute best?

For the second year in a row, the Minnesota Vikings were forced to make several roster changes this offseason due to the salary cap.

In 2020, the Vikings said goodbye to some longtime contributors, including Everson Griffen, Linval Joseph, Trae Waynes, Xavier Rhodes, and Stefon Diggs. Looking back, Minnesota probably bit off more than they could chew with these decisions, and it resulted in the team missing out on the playoffs for the second time in the last three seasons.

This year, the Vikings parted ways with some more familiar faces. This time, however, these departures are not expected to have as large of an impact on Minnesota’s performance during the upcoming season.

Since their 2020 campaign came to an end in early January, the Vikings have made several changes to their roster and coaching staff that should play a significant role in the team getting back to the playoffs next season. Which of these offseason moves made by Minnesota should be regarded as the best?