Greg Jennings was a good start. Nothing more. Nothing less.
Entering Christian Ponder’s make-or-break third season, the Vikings’ reconstruction of an amateurish receiving corps is still very incomplete.
Fortunately, with six picks in the first four rounds of a deep receiver class—including two first-rounders (their own 23rd and Seattle’s 25th)—more help is surely on the way. Jennings is a versatile veteran technician who, in giving the team inside-outside flexibility, opens up a world of possibilities in the draft.
So whom should the Vikings be targeting, exactly?
We’re all well-versed on the generic boilerplate rankings, but the following list is tailored specifically to the Vikings offense and Christian Ponder’s skill set.