4 receivers that would pair nicely with Justin Jefferson in 2022

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Romeo Doubs (Nevada)

Later in the draft is where the real gems are found. The Minnesota Vikings have found some success from Day 3 receivers over the years, including K.J. Osborn, Ihmir Smith-Marsette, and Olabisi Johnson. I would expect them to dip their toes in that pool once again in 2022.

Nevada standout Romeo Doubs formed one of the most explosive duos in the country with fellow draft prospect Carson Strong, a quarterback that could hear his name in the first round this April. The two made Nevada one of the most exciting watches in college football the past two seasons.

Doubs stands at 6-foot-2 with real speed on the outside. That combination alone is enough to make him worth a selection in hopes that he can develop into a deep threat in the NFL. The good news, though, is that he has already proven to be a deep threat. In fact, that is what he is best at.

Doubs loves to challenge defenders down the field. His strong hands at the catchpoint have helped him dominate in 50/50 situations when he cannot separate but he does create space more than you would expect from a large receiver.

He has YAC ability, speed with the ball, and he can take the top off the defense. As far as prospects go, Romeo Doubs has all of the traits that you want in a project wide receiver heading into the 2022 NFL Draft.

The Vikings could form a very exciting downfield passing game with Doubs, Jefferson, and Smith-Marsette over the next few years if that is the direction they wish to go.