Well, if the Minnesota Vikings wanted to get a field-stretching wide receiver to pair with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, they may have just acquired one of the league's best.
The Vikings have acquired wide receiver Mike Wallace and a seventh-round pick in a trade with the Miami Dolphins. In exchange, the Vikings will send the Dolphins a fifth-round draft choice.
The Vikings pursued Wallace during the 2013 off-season, when he reportedly. . .with the source being his father. . .took less money from the Dolphins to take his talents to South Beach. The Vikings then signed Greg Jennings instead.
In his two years with the Dolphins, he's averaged 12.8 yards per reception, while finding the end zone 15 times. The Vikings got an up-close look at him this past season, as he had five catches for 58 yards and two scores in the Dolphins' 37-35 victory in Week 16. He reportedly clashed with coaches in Miami towards the end of the season.
Wallace is scheduled to have a cap hit of $12.1 million this upcoming season. The Vikings have enough room under the salary cap to absorb such a deal, but it definitely wouldn't be surprising to see Wallace restructure his deal in order to facilitate this trade.
The Minnesota Vikings have finally made a significant move in this 2015 off-season, as they have acquired wide receiver Mike Wallace from the Miami Dolphins.