Minnesota Vikings general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah’s media conference at the NFL scouting combine offered a first glimpse into the franchise’s plans for the 2023 season and beyond.
And apparently, that future could be without All-Pro inside linebacker Eric Kendricks.
Adofo-Mensah was asked if linebacker is a position they’ll look at during the combine. He mentioned his confidence in all three reserve linebackers, conspicuously leaving out starters Jordan Hicks and Kendricks.
“It’s a position, just like every position we look at. We have a lot of confidence in Brian Asamoah, who is also in that room. Troy Dye is a very good player. William Kwenkeu has shown some really good things on special teams,” Adofo-Mensah said on February 28. “We’re going to take a look, just like we do at every position. But we have decisions to make, just like every other team.”
It would be naive to see Adofo-Mensah’s omission of his two starting …