FanPost

Which WR Would YOU Draft and Why?

The Pro Bowl is over and it’s the last we will see of any Minnesota Vikings until late this summer. So now, all energy will be focused on improving this team. Wide Receiver, by consensus, is certainly a handicap on our roster. With only a handful of projected top-tier talent at the position in this year’s draft, which receiver would you draft (realistically, at the Vikings 23rd pick) and why?

For me, it’s Justin Hunter. I like his size and speed. He’s played in the SEC where he’s challenged by some of the roughest, arguably most advanced defenses in college on a weekly basis. Watching his highlights, I see nothing to frown upon with the kid.

Ultimate Justin Hunter Highlights (via MooseHeadSports)

If there’s any downside here it may be that he’s torn his ACL before. But he recovered from that injury to play in 2012 and that’s good enough for me.

Some more common choices in mock drafts have been DeAndre Hopkins and Terrence Williams. From merely watching highlights, I’m less impressed with Hopkins than most. I don’t see him making the more difficult catches that receivers need to be able to make in the NFL. Terrence Williams, on the other hand, does seem to have that trait. Williams is more of a quick receiver, running circles around defenders. If the Vikings don’t choose Hunter, I would also be satisfied with Williams.

What about you? What do you think?


This FanPost was created by a registered user of The Daily Norseman, and does not necessarily reflect the views of the staff of the site. However, since this is a <em>community</em>, that view is no less important.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Daily Norseman

You must be a member of Daily Norseman to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Daily Norseman. You should read them.

Join Daily Norseman

You must be a member of Daily Norseman to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Daily Norseman. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker