6 Vikings offseason decisions in 2023 that already look like a disaster

Minnesota Vikings right guard Ed Ingram
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Decision No. 2

Re-signing center Garrett Bradbury

Back in 2019, the Vikings were in need of a new starting center. So that offseason, Minnesota decided to use their first-round draft pick on former North Carolina State center Garrett Bradbury.

During his first four years with the Vikings, it became pretty clear that Bradbury likely wasn't going to ever live up to the high expectations that he was given after getting drafted in the first round in 2019.

So, like Alexander Mattison, many expected Minnesota to move on from the veteran center this past offseason. However, the Vikings apparently didn't want to say goodbye to Bradbury just yet, and they re-signed him to a new three-year contract.

How has he done so far this season? Well, he would have to actually get on the field for anyone to find out. Due to a back injury, Bradbury has only appeared in a grand total of seven offensive snaps for Minnesota this year.

Last season, he missed five games because of a back injury, but the Vikings clearly didn't think it was going to be a lingering issue. Well, guess what? They were wrong, as Bradbury's back injury has returned, and no one really knows when he's going to rejoin his teammates out on the field this year.