Vikings Beat: Jerick McKinnon should have larger role

In light of what he did in the Minnesota Vikings' offense during their final four games of the 2015 season -- gaining 260 of his 473 yards from scrimmage in three regular-season wins and the team's playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks -- it seemed inevitable the team would use Jerick McKinnon in a larger role throughout the 2016 season.

Fantasy Impact: 

The article said don't expect a split backfield with Adrian Peterson, but the team is trying to find ways to get McKinnon the ball. They moved him into formations as a receiver in camp and OC Norv Turner also mentioned using Peterson and McKinnon in the same backfield. McKinnon could have deeper PPR value on top of being Peterson's likely handcuff.

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