4 most underhyped Vikings heading into the 2021 season

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The Minnesota Vikings are getting some attention from experts and fans but there are some players who are sliding under the radar this season.

Last season was a huge disappointment for the Minnesota Vikings. The team failed to reach the postseason but had plenty of excuses for their struggles including injuries, inexperience, and a lack of depth at some positions.

Minnesota did its best to fix those issues this offseason by investing heavily on offense and defense. The team spent a lot of money in free agency to ensure there were experienced players available, including big names like Patrick Peterson, Dalvin Tomlinson, and Xavier Woods while drafting to fill other needs like the offensive line.

These transactions paired with returning Vikings player has some members of the media and many fans excited about the potential of the team during the 2021 NFL season. They are right to get excited because this team should be very competitive with stars like Dalvin Cook, Justin Jefferson, Eric Kendricks, and Harrison Smith coming to play some football.

However, there are some players on the roster who aren’t getting much hype at all. Let’s shine a light on a few players who could be contributors for the Minnesota Vikings this season and deserve a little more attention.