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Olabisi Johnson

Olabisi Johnson works with the first-team offense in scrimmage

by Mike Maher | Vikings Correspondent | Sun, Aug 30th 7:34am EDT

Vikings wide receiver Olabisi Johnson worked as the No. 2 wideout in the team's scrimmage on Friday, with rookie Justin Jefferson in the slot and Adam Thielen in the outside spot opposite Johnson. (Dane Mizutani, TwinCities.com)

Fantasy Impact:

Johnson has been regularly working with the first-team offense throughout the offseason and appears to be the favorite for a starting gig, at least in three-receiver sets. The Vikings do figure to run the ball a lot this season, and it isn't clear if Johnson or rookie Justin Jefferson will be the No. 2 wideout in two-receiver sets. In 2019, Johnson caught 31 of his 45 targets for 294 yards and three touchdowns but appears pegged for a bigger role in 2020.

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