Questions answered: The Diggs Ordeal, Wyatt Davis Outlook, Crickets on Barr

Wyatt Davis

The following questions relate to current Minnesota Vikings topics, answered by VikingsTerritory. Today is the edition of March 29, approached in a trendy way. If you have any questions, please email them to [email protected]

Please also note: These are opinion-based answers. Some answers will sometimes be incorrect. But we will try to keep this to a minimum.

Q: With all the Diggs tweeting, will he get a contract extension or will he be traded?

January 15, 2022; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) before an AFC Wild Card playoff football game against the New England Patriots at Highmark Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes – USA TODAY Sports

A: You’re right that the “Diggs tweets” have started again. No surprise there. He is now the 21st highest paid wide receiver in the entire country – and he is in the Top 5 wide receivers. This riddle causes hoarse.

We expect this to end in a major contract extension. Diggs turns 29 this season, which means he has a few seasons left at the top echelon.

The Bills could trade him for a 1st Rounder or higher. But then, what would have been the use of trading for him two years ago?

Diggs will be paid.

Q: Does Jesse Davis’ signature indicate that Wyatt Davis is the odd one out?

Ohio State Buckeyes offensive tackle Nicholas Petit-Frere (78) and offensive lineman Wyatt Davis (52) block Florida Atlantic Owls defensive tackle Marcel Southall (92) during the NCAA football game at New York Stadium. ‘Ohio in Columbus on Monday, September 2, 2019. [Adam Cairns/Dispatch]

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A: Temporarily, yes.

Wyatt Davis will have to go win the job – pure and simple. The former technical staff didn’t like him very much. Otherwise, he would have had playing time.

The Ohio State alum could be a unearthed gem awaiting polish from Kevin O’Connell. Or – Zimmer’s lieutenants might be right that the man stinks. We will see.

We predict Jesse Davis is the “man to beat” at right guard. For the best or for the worst.

Q: Absolutely nothing happened with any team and Anthony Barr. Does that mean he’s coming back?

At least 2 injured Vikings Pro Bowlers tend to play Thursday
Antoine Barr

A: The silence is deafening indeed.

We always maintained that Barr would not return to the Vikings. But it’s so odd that he hasn’t signed elsewhere or been part of any believable Vikings expansion chatter.

Quietude does not mean that he is coming back. He probably won’t be on Vikings 2022. Money is thin in the Minnesota piggy bank.

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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