Explained: Why Vikings Choosing a WR in the 2nd Round Checks Out

Feb 1, 2022; Mobile, AL, USA; National wide receiver Christian Watson. Mandatory Credit: Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports.

This is Episode 27 of VikesNow, a YouTube channel devoted to daily Minnesota Vikings analysis. This episode examines the realism of WR in Round 2 of the draft for the Vikings.

Particularly, the precedent, cast of characters, and Vikings roster are discussed.

Email any feedback — especially constructive criticism — to d.baker@vikingsterritory.com.


Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube Channel, VikesNow. He hosts a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, which airs every Wednesday with Raun Sawh and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).

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