The Vikings selected
"To get two young corners like that and you watch Chicago take the receiver from West Virginia, knowing the receivers that we face in Green Bay and knowing the receivers we face in Detroit," GM Rick Spielman said, per Vikings.com. "To have to young corners that I know this staff has done a tremendous job of helping our young guys. To get another young player on that side of the ball, especially a player at a position that is in Coach Zimmer’s wheelhouse. We are going to have to play some good defense and we were able to really improve last year, and I think adding a player like a Trae Waynes will definitely upgrade our defense."
That doesn't mean Waynes is guaranteed a starting spot. " I know we signed
Coach Mike Zimmer was more aggressive. "I anticipate everybody to compete for a starting job," he said.
Meanwhile, running back
Jennings came into the contest listed as questionable with a rib injury. He'll give it a go against his former team. McKinnon was listed as probable with a back injury.
The team will also have
A first glance at the injury report produced Friday by the
That group includes seven who are ailing. They are running back
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