The Vikings don’t take the position of cornerback lightly. Since suffering through years of poor secondary play, the Vikings have added a six new cornerbacks in the last three years. Drawing equally from both the draft and free agency, the depth chart is seemingly crowded with talent.
I mentioned a few weeks ago that the cornerback battle would be one of my favorites to watch, and for good reason. Not only will there be pressure from their peers within the position group, these defensive backs will be tasked with corralling what some would say is the best set of wide receivers the team has had in years.
Let’s start from the top.