Is there any hope for the Minnesota Vikings 2022 Draft Class?

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Minnesota Vikings 2022 Draft Class

The Good

This should be brief. There simply isn't a ton of good from this class through the first two years.

The biggest bright spot is right guard Ed Ingram. He hasn't been great but showed improvement in his second season. He has started 32 career games for the Vikings and consistently grades out well as a run blocker.

He may never be great, but if he becomes a quality starter for Minnesota, then that will be a big win, and he could end up being the lone bright spot from this class.

Running back Ty Chandler is also emerging as something good to come out of this draft class.

He took over as the Vikings' lead back late in the season and had some nice games, including one where he rushed for over 100 yards against the Bengals. He finished with 481 yards on the ground and could be in line to start in 2024.

The only other good to come out of this after two years is undrafted punter Ryan Wright. He had a Pro Bowl-caliber rookie season, landing 43.8 percent of his punts inside the 20.

His performance dipped in 2023, but he should be the team's punter in 2024 and beyond.