Vikings Depth Chart Ahead of Week 1 vs. Packers

Vikings Depth Chart Ahead of Week 1 vs. Packers
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Vikings Depth Chart Ahead of Week 1 vs. Packers

The Minnesota Vikings are 1.5-point underdogs at home versus the Green Bay Packers this weekend. Both teams are considered contenders for the NFC North, with the Packers holding better odds to win the division.

The Vikings injury report is surprisingly lite as Jonathan Bullard (DT-DE) is the only player listed.

Here’s the depth chart for Week 1:

— Offense Depth Chart —

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Quarterback

QB1: Kirk Cousins
QB2: Nick Mullens

Running Back

RB1: Dalvin Cook
RB2: Alexander Mattison
RB3: Kene Nwangwu
RB4: Ty Chandler

Fullback

FB1: C.J. Ham

Wide Receiver

WR1: Justin Jefferson
WR2: Adam Thielen
WR3: K.J. Osborn
WR4: Jalen Reagor
WR5: Jalen Nailor

Tight End

TE1: Irv Smith Jr.
TE2: Johnny Mundt
TE3: Ben Ellefson

Left Tackle

LT1: Christian Darrisaw
LT2: Blake Brandel
LT3: Vederian Lowe

Right Tackle

RT1: Brian O’Neill
RT2: Oli Udoh

Center

C1: Garrett Bradbury
C2: Austin Schlottmann

Left Guard

LG1: Ezra Cleveland

Right Guard

RG1: Ed Ingram
RG2: Chris Reed

— Defense Depth Chart

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Outside Linebacker

OLB1: Danielle Hunter
OLB2: Za’Darius Smith
OLB3: Patrick Jones II
OLB4: D.J. Wonnum
OLB5: Luiji Vilain

Defensive End

DE1: Dalvin Tomlinson
DE2: Jonathan Bullard
DE3: Ross Blacklock
DE4: James Lynch
DE5: Esezi Otomewo

Nose Tackle

NT1: Harrison Phillips

Middle Linebacker

MLB1: Eric Kendricks
MLB2: Troy Dye

Weakside Linebacker

WLB1: Jordan Hicks
WLB2: Brian Asamoah

Cornerback

CB1: Patrick Peterson
CB2: Cameron Dantzler
CB3: Chandon Sullivan
CB4: Akayleb Evans
CB5: Kris Boyd
CB6: Andrew Booth

Safety

S1: Harrison Smith
S2: Camryn Bynum
S3: Lewis Cine
S4: Josh Metellus

— Special Teams Depth Chart

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Kicker

K1: Greg Joseph

Punter

P1: Ryan Wright

Long Snapper

LS: Andrew DePaola

Kick Returner

KR1: Kene Nwangwu
KR2: Ty Chandler
KR3: K.J. Osborn

Punt Returner

PR1: Jalen Reagor
PR2: K.J. Osborn
PR3: Jalen Nailor


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).

Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

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