- Florio mentions that this is likely due to the fact that Stefon Diggs has quietly has become the team’s primary slot receiver.
Matt Vensel, citing two sources in the know, reports that the Vikings are not shopping WR Jarius Wright around the league right now.
Ben Goessling of ESPN is hearing that the Vikings have been trying to trade WR Jarius Wright in recent days.
- Goessling mentions that Minnesota has accumulated enough receivers that are capable of playing multiple positions to consider trading Wright.
Wright, 26, is a former fourth-round pick of the Vikings back in 2012. He’s currently in the second year of his five-year, $15.46 million contract that includes $7 million guaranteed and stands to make a base salary of $1.9 million for the 2016 season.
In 2015, Wright appeared in all 16 games for the Vikings and caught 34 passes for 442 yards receiving and no touchdowns.