Q&As answered: Chad Beebe location, Cap Space update, 2022 surprise player

Chad Beebe

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Q: The world has been silent about Chad Beebe. Will he return to the Vikings or to another team?

Chad Beebe
Jul 30, 2021; Eagan, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Chad Beebe (12) catches a pass at training camp at the TCO Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

A: He’s unlikely to return to the Vikings, generally speaking, as they would have brought him back by now.

Beebe is a free agent coming out of injury and really not very good. He’s just adorable. Vikings fans love “ex-player sons”, and Beebe is one of them.

He should be considered a “Zimmer guy” and probably won’t be coming back. Although stranger things have happened. Beebe will try elsewhere in the NFL.

Q: What is the salary cap like and can Vikings add more talents?

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A: The Vikings have about $12 million in cap space since April 2.

About $9 million will be needed for a rookie draft class. So they are in decent shape. They rank 19th in the NFL as of April 2 in available cap space.

If Kwesi Adofo-Mensah wants to make another free agent splash, he’ll likely have to restructure Dalvin Cook or Eric Kendricks’ contracts – like he did with Adam Thielen and Harrison Smith.

Q: Who do you think is most likely to benefit from Kevin O’Connell?

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December 9, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver KJ Osborn (17) celebrates during the second quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at US Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn – USA TODAY Sports

A: KJ Osborn.

Osborn became his as WR3 in a Zimmer offense. Imagine what he can do in a scheme that actually encompasses two-armed WR3s.

Others like Kirk Cousins ​​and Irv Smith Jr. will also thrive, but we’ll see in 2022 if Osborn is worthy of eventual WR2 status.

Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube channel, VikesNow. He host a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, airing every Wednesday with Raun Saw and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Guilty pleasures listed: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, “The Sopranos” and The Doors (the band).

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