5 most important Minnesota Vikings players of 2021

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Player 5: Adam Thielen/Justin Jefferson – Wide Receiver

This is a list of the 5 most important players, but I just couldn’t separate this duo. Both are just as important as the other and crucial to the Vikings’ offense. The Minnesota Vikings need both of these guys healthy if they do intend to make a deep run in the playoffs.

Adam Thielen is one of the most reliable players on the Vikings roster. His hands are incredible, he rarely drops a pass and he always seems to be open. Adam Thielen is a weapon in the red zone with 10 touchdowns in the red zone (2nd only to Davante Adams).

Justin Jefferson on the other hand looks like he is the most talented wide receiver to come into the league since Odell Beckham. Jefferson didn’t start the first two games of the season and had a total of five catches total. Then he broke out with 175 yards and a touchdown against Tennessee, since then he’s gone on to break Randy Moss’s rookie receiving record with 1,400 yards.

Jefferson and Thielen are arguably the best receiver duo in the NFL and are both just as reliable as each other and the Vikings will need both healthy throughout the season for a genuine Super Bowl push.