The Vikings First Depth Chart for 2023 Is Out

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The Minnesota Vikings have two weeks of training camp in the books, with three days to go before the start of the preseason at the Seatle Seahawks. Like last year, the team is expected to rest all starters at Lumen Field — and probably in the following two exhibition games.

The Vikings First Depth Chart for 2023 Is Out

Minnesota has 34 days until the regular season, so the roster will shrink tremendously by August 29th.

And on Monday, the team dropped its first unofficial depth chart of 2023. Have a look.

— Offensive Roster —

The Vikings First Depth
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Quarterback

QB1: Kirk Cousins
QB2: Nick Mullens
QB3: Jaren Hall

Running Back

RB1: Alexander Mattison
RB2: Kene Nwangwu
RB3: Ty Chandler
RB4: DeWayne McBride
RB5: Abram Smith

Fullback

FB1: C.J. Ham

Wide Receiver

WR1: Justin Jefferson
WR2: K.J. Osborn
WR3: Jalen Nailor
WR4: Jordan Addison
WR5: Jalen Reagor
WR6: Brandon Powell
WR7: Blake Proehl
WR8: Trishton Jackson
WR9: Lucky Jackson
WR10: Thayer Thomas
WR11: N’Keal Harry
WR12: Garett Maag
WR13: Jacob Copeland

Tight End

TE1: T.J. Hockenson
TE2: Josh Oliver
TE3: Johnny Mundt
TE4: Nick Muse
TE5: Ben Sims
TE6: Colin Thompson

Left Tackle

LT1: Christian Darrisaw
LT2: Vederian Lowe
LT3: Jarrid Williams
LT4: Jacky Chen

Right Tackle

RT1: Brian O’Neill
RT2: Oli Udoh
RT3: Christian DiLauro

Center

C1: Garrett Bradbury
C2: Austin Schlottmann
C3: Alan Ali

Left Guard

LG1: Ezra Cleveland
LG2: Josh Sokol
LG3: Jack Snyder

Right Guard

RG1: Ed Ingram
RG2: Blake Brandel
RG3: Chris Reed (NFI)*
*NFI = Non-Football-Injury List

— Defensive Roster —

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Outside Linebacker

OLB1: Danielle Hunter
OLB2: Marcus Davenport
OLB3: Patrick Jones II
OLB4: D.J. Wonnum
OLB5: Luiji Vilain
OLB6: Benton Whitley
OLB7: Andre Carter II
OLB8: Curtis Weaver

Defensive End

DE1: Harrison Phillips
DE2: Dean Lowry
DE3: Jonathan Bullard
DE4: Ross Blacklock
DE5: Jaquelin Roy
DE6: Esezi Otomewo
DE7: Sheldon Day
DE8: Junior Aho

Nose Tackle

NT1: Khyiris Tonga
NT2: T.J. Smith
NT3: Calvin Avery

Middle Linebacker

MLB1: Brian Asamoah
MLB2: Troy Dye
MLB3: William Kwenkeu
MLB4: Abraham Beauplan

Weakside Linebacker

WLB1: Jordan Hicks
WLB2: Troy Reeder
WLB3: Ivan Pace Jr.
WLB4: Wilson Huber

Cornerback

CB1: Byron Murphy
CB2: Akayleb Evans
CB3: Andrew Booth
CB4: Joejuan Williams
CB5: Mekhi Blackmon
CB6: Kalon Barnes
CB7: Jaylin Williams
CB8: Tay Gowan
CB9: NaJee Thompson
CB10: C.J. Coldon

Safety

S1: Harrison Smith
S2: Camryn Bynum
S3: Lewis Cine
S4: Josh Metellus
S5: Jay Ward
S6: Theo Jackson

— Special Teams Roster —

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Kicker

K1: Greg Joseph
K2: Jack Podlesny

Punter

P1: Ryan Wright

Long Snapper

LS: Andrew DePaola

Kick Returner

KR1: Kene Nwangwu
KR2: Ty Chandler
KR3: Brandon Powell

Punt Returner

PR1: Jalen Reagor
PR2: Brandon Powell
PR3: Thayer Thomas

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The Vikings have +4000 Super Bowl odds as of early August and are forecasted to win 8.5 games by sportsbooks.


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 Sal Spice. His Vikings obsession dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ Basset Hounds, and The Doors (the band).

All statistics provided by Pro Football Reference / Stathead; all contractual information provided by OverTheCap.com.

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