The P/PTSD Perspective: Jefferson’s Cryptic Post, Trading, and Hanging Up the Cleats

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The P/PTSD Perspective: April 28th, 2024

1) Amidst Rumors, Justin Jefferson Makes a Cryptic Social Media Post: Does sinking a 1st into the promising passer from Michigan make the Jefferson extension easier? There are a ton of people in Minnesota who are anxious about this situation. Safe to say that after the draft, the top priority for the decision makers in Eagan is to ensure #18 is around for the long haul.

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2) The Vikings Trade Up the Board Could Come Sooner than Expected: Not only did the Vikings trade up the board for a QB, but they did so for an edge rusher, as well. In so doing, Kwesi Adofo-Mensah more than lived up to some of the A+ mocks that featured the Vikings getting a QB and a defender in RD1.

3) One Vikings Free Agency Acquisition Has Kevin O’Connell Very Excited: The former Packer is going to make life easier for whoever is under center. Simply handing off the football for first downs is a pretty good way to go, especially if it’s J.J. McCarthy acclimating to life in the NFL.

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4) Former Fan Favorite Viking Hangs Up His Cleats: Definitely an underdog story. The undersized defensive lineman provided a bit of pass-rush sizzle in his time with the Vikings, but he’s now moving onto life after football.

5) Brian Flores is Going to be a Very Happy Man: Has there ever been a defensive coordinator who wasn’t interested in adding more pass rushers? Flores is a well-respected tactician on the defensive side of the ball. Giving him another weapon to toss onto the field on 3rd down is brilliant.

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Enjoy the extra reading, Vikings fans.

K. Joudry is the Senior Editor for Vikings Territory and PurplePTSD. He has been covering the Vikings full time since the summer of 2021. He can be found on Twitter and as a co-host for Notes from the North, a humble Vikings podcast.