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Climbing The Pocket: Episode 188 [Is Justin Jefferson an Upgrade Over Stefon Diggs?]

Myles Gorham and Yinka Ayinde join Jayson Brown to discuss whether Justin Jefferson will make Vikings fans forget Stefon Diggs.

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In this episode:

Myles and Yinka joined Jayson to discuss the possibility that Justin Jefferson could become an upgrade to Stefon Diggs. Daniel Jeremiah prompted this conversation the following take after Round 1 of the Draft:

Myles compares Justin Jefferson and Stefon Diggs as draft prospects before giving his thoughts on the idea that Jefferson will catch “a zillion balls” in an offense in which Diggs struggled to get targets. and

Ironically, Myles pegged Jefferson as one of the wide receivers the Vikings might draft as a Diggs replacement in Episode 183 which you can listen to here.

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Yinka compared this transition to Dalvin “replacing” Adrian Peterson and explained why he won’t constantly compare Jefferson with Stefon Diggs.

Finally, Myles circles back to the quote from Daniel Jeremiah to discuss what it could mean for Adam Thielen and his usage in 2020.