6 best Minnesota Vikings newcomers of 2023

Jordan Addison
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Best Minnesota Vikings newcomer No. 3

Jordan Addison, wide receiver

Moving on from veteran wide receiver Adam Thielen, the Minnesota Vikings knew they were going to have Justin Jefferson be their best offensive weapon. However, the question was if K.J. Osborn was ready to be the team's WR2 moving forward.

The Vikings used their first-round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft on USC wide receiver Jordan Addison and so far, that is looking like a great move. Addison has dealt with a revolving door of quarterbacks since the injury to Kirk Cousins and has still been productive.

Addison is 176 yards from reaching the 1,000-yard milestone and only one touchdown from reaching double-digits in that category. He is off to a huge start as a rookie and should get even better when the team has more consistency around him on offense.

Once the Minnesota Vikings get Justin Jefferson a long-term extension, he and Jordan Addison will be a receiving duo that opposing defenses will fear for many years to come, establishing a highly explosive group of pass-catchers.