RB Alexander Mattison sits second on the Vikings' depth chart right now. But he'll climb a peg if RB Dalvin Cook is traded or released. And HC Kevin O'Connell sounds confident that Mattison could handle the lead role. It s been really good to see Alex Mattison take a few more reps and really show that all three-down kinda ownership that he s been capable of for a long time, O Connell said Wednesday. Mattison has shown the ability to handle hefty workloads in the past. He's topped 20 touches five times over the last three seasons. His RB29 ADP in recent FFPC drafts will prove to be a bargain if Cook departs before Week 1.
Signs continue to mount that Minnesota is ready for a backfield without Cook
The Vikings have not settled running back Dalvin Cook‘s status for the 2023 season at this point in the offseason, but the team took his picture out of their Twitter header and replaced it with one of Alexander Mattison. Mattison has been the No. 2 back with Cook in recent years and this offseason has [more]