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Receiver Wright sees opportunity, Vikings see him as valuable in slot

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

MANKATO, Minn. — When the Vikings cut ties with veteran receiver Greg Jennings, it signaled a changing dynamic in the team’s wide receiver corps. His departure left a wide-open opportunity at the slot receiver position.

While Minnesota hasn’t made clear any final roster decisions, it appears to be a safe bet they’re expecting fourth-year receiver Jarius Wright to take on added responsibility working in the slot in Jennings’ absence.

The 25-year-old from Arkansas has quietly become one of the most established receivers on the roster, behind only newcomer Mike Wallace in…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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