Vikings Sign New Receiver – Vikings Territory

November 28, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Albert Wilson. Compulsory Credit: Sam Navarro – USA Today Sports.

The day began with the news of one receiver working for the Vikings and ended with the signing of another. Dade Westbrook scheduled a workout today with his former franchise while other teams were keen to sign him, according to Ian Reports.

Apparently, General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah went in a different direction and signed the former Miami Dolphin, Albert Wilson.

Wilson’s PFF grade per year:

  • 2014 – 68.4
  • 2015 – 63.9
  • 2016 – 54.1
  • 2017 – 75.5
  • 2018 – 82.5
  • 2019 – 62.3
  • 2021 – 59.3

Wilson missed the 2020 season due to a coveted opt-out. He was a consistent receiver who was between 213 and 554 yards per season. Overall, he has taken 218 passes for 2,499 yards in his NFL career and added points to the scoreboard 12 times. In addition, he has 27 career rush for 160 yards and a touchdown.

June 16, 2021; Miami Garden, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Albert Wilson. Compulsory Credit: Sam Navarro – USA Today Sports

While in college, he played for Georgia State and was the first player from that school to be invited to the NFL Combine. After breaking most records in his college, he became an NFL player. He was undefeated in the 2014 draft and signed with the Kansas City Chiefs, where he played his first four seasons. After his tenure there, Wilson joined the Dolphins at the Free Agency. The Vikings will be his third team in the league.

Vikings WR room admission

Similar to Receiving Core 2021. Justin Jefferson and Adam Thilen are an elite pair of tandem recipients, with KJ Osborne being the third option. So, Wilson will have to fight 2021 Rocky Ehmer Smith-Merced and 2022 draft Jem Jalen Naylor in the preseason. OlaBC Johnson, who missed the 2021 season with a torn ACL but contributed in 2019 and 2020, has been fully recovered and is part of the receiving room.

Wilson with 5’9 ″ 4.4 speed, exceptional speed. The Vikings did not have a player like him on the roster, which could increase his chances of making a roster. In the worst case, he will be cut after the Precision. In the best case, he will contribute as the fourth receiver. That role could grow, as the Vikings will likely run more sets with at least three receivers on the field than in recent years, and the new signing in the receiver position could be part of a significant depth.

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