Teddy Bridgewater needs targets, and Corey Coleman is one of the best in the draft.
Mike Wallace’s time in Minnesota is over, Charles Johnson hasn’t panned out like they’d hoped, and Stefon Diggs can’t do it by himself.
Coleman is a playmaker who can play in the slot or outside, and find success in both areas. His downfield presence will help prevent defenses from stacking the box, which running back Adrian Peterson will appreciate.
With the struggles the Vikings have had pinning down an effective receiver since the departure of Randy Moss, it’s important the team gets reliable targets for their two-gloved quarterback.
Coleman isn’t the drafts most talented receiver, but the gap between the first guy and him isn’t big enough to avoid using a first round pick on the Baylor Bear.
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