Everyone agrees that the rookie season that Laquon Treadwell had for the Minnesota Vikings can’t be summarized properly without using the word “disappointment.” After being selected at #23 overall in the first round, Treadwell had only one catch in all of 2016 and was a “healthy scratch” from a few of the Vikings’ games.
Treadwell expects that he’s going to be better in 2017, and that was the focus of an interview he did today with Paul Allen on Tuesday on KFAN-FM in Minneapolis.
Treadwell and Allen touch on numerous topics, including that Treadwell is incredibly appreciative of the Vikings’ fans, despite the fact that (at least as of now) they’re not terribly appreciative of him. Treadwell also looks at his second year in the league, and the first full year with Pat Shurmur as the offensive coordinator, as a “fresh start” for him. With the way the Vikings’ depth chart at wide receiver currently looks, Treadwell is certainly going to have opportunities to show that everyone needs to forget about the disaster of 2016.
It’s a relatively short interview, clocking in at a little over eight minutes, but it’s nice to hear from the players at this point and the optimism that they have going into 2017.