5 prospects moving up the Vikings draft board after the 2023 NFL Combine

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Which prospects improved their standing on the 2023 NFL Draft board of the Minnesota Vikings after this year’s NFL Scouting Combine?

The 2023 NFL Scouting Combine has come and gone. Hundreds of NFL hopefuls traveled to Indianapolis to be prodded, poked, and propositioned by Minnesota Vikings and other NFL scouts, general managers, and coaches.

There were plenty of players who folded under the pressure. Some didn’t have the expected performances or times in certain drills. Others maybe didn’t show improvement over their perceived shortcomings on tape that teams were hoping to see in person.

There were others who made the most of their time in Indy. Whether it was dominating the interviews, or wowing with their times in the forty-yard dash, these prospects generated positive buzz for themselves with the way they performed and handled themselves.

The Vikings are surely adjusting their draft rankings after these workouts. Here are five prospects who should be moving up Minnesota’s draft board after their performances at the Combine.