Vikings Draft Player Visits

April 7, 2022

Teams meet with players throughout the offseason prior to gather more information on players they have an interest in. Vikings’ draft player visits are a good way to find out who they’re interested in going into the draft. Having a visit doesn’t mean a team will draft the player, but it does mean they are interested in them. Here’s the most up-to-date list of players the Vikings have had contact with prior to the 2022 NFL Draft.

Vikings Draft Player Visits

Wide Receiver

  • Mike Harley Jr, Miami.: The Vikings had a long visit with Harley at the senior bowl. (Credit: Justin Melo). Harley is a small speedy, WR projected to be a late-round pick.
  • Treylon Burks, Arkansas: The Vikings met with Burks at the combine. He is projected to be a first-round pick.
  • Tay Martin, Oklahoma St.: Late round prospect.


  • Percy Butler, S, La-Lafayette: Butler was one of the Vikings private official 30 visits. Butler is projected to be a late-round pick.
  • Kerby Joseph, S, Illinois: Joseph was another official 30 visit for the Vikings. He’s a ball-hawking safety with good ball skills. Joseph is projected to be a mid to late-round pick.


  • Malik Wilis, QB, Liberty: The Vikings met with WIllis at the combine. He’s a flashy athlete that could be a top 10 pick.
  • Desmond Ridder, QB, Cincinnati: Another combine visit, Ridder was the leader for the Cincinnati team that had a great run in 2021. Average arm and labeled a game manager, he is expected to be a mid-round pick.

Defensive Line

  • Travis Jones, Connecticut: The Vikings met with Jones at the combine. Jones is a potential 3-4 NT tackle that’s very important to the scheme. He’s projected to be a second-round pick.
  • George Karlaftis, Purdue: The Vikings met Karlaftis at the combine. He’s one of the top EDGE in the draft and is projected to be a middle of the first-round pick.
  • Esezi Otomewo, Minnesota: Otomewo was a private 30 visit for the Vikings. The former Gopher is expected to be drafted in the mid to late rounds.
  • Alex Wright, UAB: Is a long DE at six-foot-seven. He could develop as a 3-4 DE or OLB, he has the athletic ability to play both. He’s projected to be a day 2 pick.
  • David Anenih, Houston: Anenih isn’t getting much attention but he tested among the best at the combine. He fits well as a 3-4 OLB. He is projected to go late in the draft.
  • Cameron Goode, California: Late round prospect.

Defensive Back

  • Marcus Jones, CB, Houston: Jones was an official 30 private visit. He’s a very undersized CB that may be the most ball-hawking CB in the draft. Due to his size, he will be a late-round pick or possibly a UDFA.

Offensive Line

  • Cole Strange,Chattanooga: Strange is the only player the VIkings met with twice, once at the combine and also a private visit. Strange could be a player the Vikings are looking at for the Center position. He is expected to be drafted in the middle rounds.


  • Myjai Sanders,LB, Cincinnati: Sanders is a project that could develop into a pass rushing OLB in a 3-4 defense. He is expected to be drafted in the middle to late-rounds.
  • Darien Butler, Arizona State: Undersized LB with pass-rush ability. Projected as a late-round pick.