5 Unforeseen Breakout Players for 2022 Vikings

Sep 7, 2019; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Panthers linebacker Phil Campbell III (24) and linebacker Elias Reynolds (44) and defensive lineman Jaylen Twyman. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports.

This is Episode 76 of VikesNow, a YouTube channel devoted to daily Minnesota Vikings analysis. This episode examines possible breakout players of whom few fans realize — courtesy of Josh Frey.

Particularly, men like K.J. Osborn, who blossomed out of nowhere in 2021, are discussed.

Email any feedback — especially constructive criticism — to DustinBakerNFL@gmail.com.


Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube Channel, VikesNow. He hosts a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, which airs every Wednesday with Raun Sawh and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).


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