6 best Minnesota Vikings newcomers of 2023

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Best Minnesota Vikings newcomer No. 5

David Quessenberry, offensive line

Considering that the Minnesota Vikings have two great bookends at offensive tackle in Christian Darrisaw and Brian O'Neill and locked down center Garrett Bradbury this offseason, it's a bit surprising there are two offensive linemen on this list.

While Dalton Risner has become an excellent starter for the Vikings, David Quessenberry has filled in well when injuries happen. He has started two games this year and played in 13, participating in 260 total snaps between offense and special teams.

Having quality backups on the offensive line is essential in the NFL. Injuries happen all the time and being able to rely on a quality player to step in and perform at a high level can take a lot of pressure off the unit.

Not only has David Quessenberry played well, but his story off the football field is a big one. In 2014, he was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma. He has battled to return to playing form and was declared cancer-free in 2017.