8 QBs who could start for the Vikings in 2024

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Vikings QB option No. 8

Michael Penix Jr.

2023 Team: Washington (College)

It always looks a bit peculiar to me when I watch a left-handed quarterback play football, but there are some great things for the Minnesota Vikings to like about former Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr.

Even though his team came up short in the National Championship, Penix showcased why he is among b the best quarterback prospects in the nation during that game by connecting on tough passes and making plays.

The biggest question mark surrounding Penix is his injury history. Although he was medically cleared at the combine, previous shoulder, and ACL injuries might have teams a little wary of using a top draft pick on him.

Possibly the most realistic quarterback on this list for the Minnesota Vikings if they don't trade up during the 2024 NFL Draft, Michael Penix Jr. shouldn't be seen as a consolation prize but should still garner cautious optimism.