The Vikings' Depth Chart Leading Into their Week 17 Packers Game

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Dec 4, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell and linebacker William Kwenkeu. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports.

Minnesota has an important game in Week 17. Thankfully, the Vikings’ depth chart is looking pretty good. Kevin O’Connell will have a nearly full roster to help him try to outsmart Matt LaFleur and the Green Bay Packers.

The players, of course, are most important when it comes to whether a game is won or lost. As a result, I’m offering up this depth chart to give fans a refresher. At times, it differs from the one on the team’s website, so be aware that there are some differences.

Finally, keep in mind that practice squad players aren’t included since this piece only covers the 53-man roster. Players with an injury designation find their names in italics. The team has 2 players included on their injury report leading into the game. Keep reading to see who has already been ruled out.

— Offense —

Quarterback

QB1: Kirk Cousins
QB2: Nick Mullens

Running Back

RB1: Dalvin Cook
RB2: Alexander Mattison
RB3: Ty Chandler
RB4: Kene Nwangwu

Fullback

FB1: C.J. Ham

Wide Receiver

WR1: Justin Jefferson
WR2: Adam Thielen
WR3: K.J. Osborn
WR4: Jalen Reagor
WR5: Jalen Nailor

Tight End

TE1: T.J. Hockenson
TE2: Johnny Mundt
TE3: Nick Muse

Left Tackle

LT1: Christian Darrisaw
LT2: Oli Udoh
LT3: Vederian Lowe

Left Guard

LG1: Ezra Cleveland

Center

C1: Garrett Bradbury (OUT)
C2: Austin Schlottmann

Right Guard

RG1: Ed Ingram
RG2: Chris Reed

Right Tackle

RT1: Brian O’Neill

— Defense — 

Left Outside Linebacker

LOLB1: Danielle Hunter
LOLB2: Patrick Jones II
LOLB3: Luiji Vilain

Nose Tackle

NT1: Harrison Phillips
NT2: Khyiris Tonga

3T + 5T DT/DE

DT/DE1: Dalvin Tomlinson
DT/DE2: James Lynch (OUT)
DT/DE3: Ross Blacklock
DT/DE4: Esezi Otomewo

Right Outside Linebacker

ROLB1: Za’Darius Smith
ROLB2: D.J. Wonnum

Middle Linebacker

MLB1: Eric Kendricks
MLB2: Jordan Hicks
MLB3: Brian Asamoah
MLB4: Troy Dye
MLB5: William Kwenkeu

Cornerback

CB1: Patrick Peterson
CB2: Duke Shelley
CB3: Chandon Sullivan
CB4: Cameron Dantzler
CB5: Kris Boyd
CB6: Kalon Barnes

Strong Safety

SS1: Harrison Smith
SS2: Josh Metellus

Free Safety

FS1: Camryn Bynum
FS2: Theo Jackson

— Special Teams —

Kicker

K1: Greg Joseph

Punter

P1: Ryan Wright

Long Snapper

LS: Andrew DePaola

Kick Returner

KR1: Kene Nwangwu

Punt Returner

PR1: Jalen Reagor
PR2: Jalen Nailor

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