5 of 'Kwesi's Guys' who have been key to the Vikings win streak in 2023

Some of the moves made by Minnesota Vikings GM Kwesi Adofo Mensah have been key to the team's turnaround

Minnesota Vikings tight end T.J. Hockenson
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1. Jordan Addison - WR

Kwesi Adofo-Mensah received a ton of flak for his first-ever draft pick, safety Lewis Cine. While time will tell how that choice ends up, there's no question that the second first-round pick of his Vikings tenure, Jordan Addison, looks like a future superstar in the league.

Addison has been on a tear to the tune of 45 receptions for 603 yards and an impressive seven touchdowns. He stepped up big time when Justin Jefferson went down with his hamstring injury, and he became Minnesota's go-to wide receiver.

J-Addy, as he's known by his most loyal fans, isn't the biggest receiver out there, and that was one of the knocks on him coming out of USC. While his stature is small, he plays so much bigger.

He has a huge catch radius, going up to get the ball at its highest point, and will fight his way through tackles, always looking to pick up the extra yard. He's got great overall speed and is lightning-quick in and out of his breaks, which basically makes him uncoverable at times.

Addison hasn't scored in a couple of weeks but has made key grabs that have extended drives or put the team in position to put points on the board. Adofo-Mensah nailed this pick, and without Addison on this roster, the Vikings are probably in the conversation for a top pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.