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Minnesota Vikings Free Agents, Draft Picks and Cap Space 2023

It is officially the NFL offseason, as all 32 teams attempt to figure out how they can win Super Bowl 58. The offseason begins with NFL Free Agency and the 2023 NFL Draft, where teams will look to build a competitive roster. The Minnesota Vikings are a team looking to contend right now, so look for the Vikings’ offseason moves to reflect this.

Below, we will take a look at the Minnesota Vikings’ free agents, the Vikings’ draft picks and how much cap space they have heading into the 2023 NFL season.

When Does NFL Free Agency Start 2023?

Now that it is officially the offseason, many fans have the same question — when does NFL Free Agency start 2023? The 2023 NFL Free Agency period begins on Wednesday, March 15 at 4 p.m. ET. The “legal tampering period,” where teams can officially begin talking with players and negotiating terms, will begin two days prior.

NFL Offseason Schedule 2023

There are many important dates on the 2023 NFL offseason schedule. Here are the most important NFL offseason schedule dates to keep track of.

Feb. 21 — Franchise/transition tag window opens

Feb. 28 – March 6 — 2023 NFL Combine

March 7 — Franchise/transition tag deadline (4 p.m. ET)

March 7 — College Pro Days begin

March 13-15 — Legal tampering period opens

March 15 — New league year, 2023 NFL Free Agency begins (4 p.m. ET)

March 26-29 — NFL league meetings

April 17 — OTAs begin

April 27-29 — 2023 NFL Draft

May 1 — Fifth-year option deadline for 2020 NFL Draft picks

May 5-8 — Rookie minicamp 

May 12-15 — Rookie minicamp 

Mid-May — NFL schedule release

Mid-July — NFL franchise tag contract negotiation deadline

Minnesota Vikings Free Agents, Draft Picks and Cap Space 2023
Credit: Kam Nedd/Akron Beacon Journal

Minnesota Vikings Free Agents | 2023 NFL Free Agency

The following Minnesota Vikings free agents were recorded on Feb. 20.

PLAYERPOSSTATUS
Dalvin TomlinsonDTUFA
Patrick PetersonCBUFA
Garrett BradburyCUFA
Greg JosephKUFA
Nick MullensQBUFA
Chandon SullivanCBUFA
Irv SmithTEUFA
Jonathan BullardDEUFA
Austin SchlottmannOGUFA
Andrew DePaolaLSUFA
Alexander MattisonRBUFA
Khyiris TongaDTERFA
Blake BrandelOTERFA
Ben EllefsonTERFA
Oli UdohOTUFA
Kris BoydCBUFA
Olabisi JohnsonWRUFA

Minnesota Vikings Draft Picks | 2023 NFL Draft

The following Minnesota Vikings draft picks for the 2023 NFL Draft were taken from Tankathon, who also included projected compensatory picks.

ROUNDOVERALL
124
388
4120
5161
5178

Minnesota Vikings Cap Space 2023

The 2023 Minnesota Vikings cap space was taken from OverTheCap on Feb. 20. The total base 2023 NFL salary cap space is $224.8M.

Heading into the 2023 NFL offseason, the Minnesota Vikings’ cap space sits at $23,485,007 over the cap. This ranks as the third-fewest space in the NFL. In order for the Vikings to do anything this offseason, including drafting players, they will have to make some difficult decisions to get under the cap.


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