Vikings Beat: Team needs another WR to step up

Sunday's glimpse at the offense without Stefon Diggs, who was traded to the Bills in the offseason, showed the Vikings still need to find an electric deep ball player. Diggs was often the receiver clearing out for Adam Thielen or catching the ball over the top on deep post or go-routes off play-action. That player could very well become rookie Justin Jefferson, who has 4.43 speed. But in Jefferson's debut, the first-round receiver had two catches for 26 yards in 36 snaps. The only receiver to come close to Thielen's total was No. 2 Bisi Johnson, who had three catches for 56 yards.

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Thielen had a great game without Diggs, going over 100 yards and adding two TDs in the process. But it looks like the Vikings will need another WR to step up at some point soon this season. As the story said, the Vikings offense needs time to get into a rhythm. Last season, the Vikings were 8-0 when they had at least 30 minutes in time of possession, but 2-6 in games when they had less than that, according to ESPN.

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