5 Vikings players who could become stars in 2022

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If these players for the Minnesota Vikings can perform at a high level during the 2022 NFL season, they could start to become more recognizable to fans.

One look at the roster for the Minnesota Vikings and you will see quite a few names of players who have gained a lot of attention over the years for their high level of play. Individuals on offense and defense both have become names you would hear from experts and broadcasters because they make an impact on games.

By now, everyone is familiar with guys like Kirk Cousins, Justin Jefferson, Adam Thielen, and Dalvin Cook on offense as well as Danielle Hunter, Eric Kendricks, Za’Darius Smith, Harrison Smith, and Patrick Peterson on defense.

Since the roster is full of young talent waiting to break out in the new-look offense and defense, there is a good chance some of these guys will make a name for themselves and start their journey to becoming a star in the league.

Let’s take a look at five players who have the best opportunities to make a great impression on fans and the media in order to become the next star player to wear purple and gold for the Minnesota Vikings.