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Vikings activate Josh Doctson

He could make his debut on Sunday

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With a hole on the depth chart at the wide receiver position, the Minnesota Vikings made a move that many have been expecting for the past couple weeks in order to fill it.

Per numerous sources, the Vikings have added wide receiver Josh Doctson to the 53-man roster, effective immediately.

Doctson was the 22nd overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft out of Texas Christian by the Washington Redskins. He was waived by the Redskins at the end of Training Camp this year, and subsequently signed to a one-year deal by the Vikings.

Before Doctson could play in a game with the Vikings, however, he was placed on injured reserve, where he had been until his activation today.

With Adam Thielen having already been declared out for Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos, Doctson gives the Vikings four healthy wide receivers, as he’ll join Stefon Diggs, Olabisi Johnson, and the man that was selected one pick after him in the 2016 Draft, Laquon Treadwell.

How much of an impact do you think Josh Doctson is going to make for the purple, folks?