Vikings' Laquon Treadwell: Entrenched in third receiver role

Treadwell occupied the Vikings' No. 3 wideout position during each of the six offseason practices open to the media, Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune reports.

Treadwell, the 23rd overall pick of last year's draft, endured a lousy rookie campaign that included merely one catch on three targets for 15 yards. While his production was almost nonexistent, Treadwell did deal with foot and ankle ailments throughout the year, limiting him to nine games played. Now healthy, the 22-year-old's improved understanding of the Vikings offense has allowed him to move into third on the depth chart behind Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen. Should Treadwell retain that role, he'd figure to have ample opportunities to improve his fantasy stock drastically, particularly if Michael Floyd's legal situation impacts his availability.

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