Minnesota Vikings 2018 season offseason forecast: Running backs
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By Adam Carlson

The Minnesota Vikings have stability at running back entering the 2018 NFL season, but will still need to make at least one transaction this offseason.

The Minnesota Vikings entered the 2017 season with one of the experienced and talented running back groupings in the National Football League but finished without their top draft pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

That said, Minnesota still finished 7th in the league in rushing yards last year despite being 23rd in yards per attempt, giving plenty of room for improvement when the 2018 season rolls around for the Vikings.

That said, most of the players at running back will be returning for next season and others will be making a comeback from injury. Here is a list of the players available.

Dalvin Cook will be the man during the 2018 NFL season and will be spelled and backed up by Latavius Murray. Fullback C.J. Ham will be the lead blocker and a sneaky short yardage option or receiver out of the backfield.

The loss of Jerick McKinnon will be bigger than a lot of people think, but the shifty young back will get a bigger role with a different franchise and will not likely return to the team. Also, Sankey will be brought back or...

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