Kendall Wright, the Bears’ main receiver final season, is heading to Minnesota, the Vikings introduced Friday.
— Kendall Wright (@1kendallwright) March 30, 2018
With the addition of Wright, the Vikings will add extra depth to the receiver place and can fill veteran Jarius Wright’s position after the staff reduce him earlier this month to make room within the wage cap.
The 28-yr-previous receiver will be a part of Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs, giving newly acquired quarterback Kirk Cousins one other gifted goal.
Wright, who signed a one-yr, $2 million deal with the Bears a yr in the past, is coming off a robust season the place he was Chicago’s solely receiver to catch greater than 50 passes. He hauled in fifty nine receptions for 614 yards and a rating.
The vast receiver was picked within the first spherical by the Titans in 2012 the place he spent the subsequent 5 seasons. His second season within the NFL proved to be his strongest the place he caught ninety four passes for 1,079 yards in 2013.
As soon as the Vikings introduced the brand new addition to their roster, it did not take lengthy for a few of Wright’s new teammates to precise their pleasure and welcome him to Minnesota.
Assist me welcome my boy @1kendallwright ‼️
— Dalvin Prepare dinner (@dalvincook) March 30, 2018
Welcome to the gang bro ?? https://t.co/5mx6mJphjx
— DIGGS (@stefondiggs) March 30, 2018
Yessir! Welcome to MN! https://t.co/1JzMnXIjFx
— Adam Thielen (@athielen19) March 30, 2018