5 best roster decisions made by the Vikings in 2023

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Best Vikings roster decision No. 4

Jordan Addison, wide receiver

During the offseason, the Minnesota Vikings made the tough decision to part ways with longtime receiver Adam Thielen. Thielen signed with the Panthers because he liked their chances of a Super Bowl but the Vikings didn't waste much time looking for a replacement.

Although Minnesota had other needs at the time, they decided to use their first-round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft on USC wide receiver Jordan Addison. That move has paid off for the Vikings' offense this season.

Justin Jefferson is the obvious No. 1 receiver in Minnesota but Addison has emerged as a solid second wide receiver. With four games left, he is 283 yards from reaching 1,000 on the season, which would be an impressive rookie season.

More impressive than his yardage is his touchdown number. Through Week 14, he has seven receiving touchdowns, which is tied for the sixth-most in the league. He has a bright future catching passes for the Minnesota Vikings.