Buffalo Bills: Reviewing the Vikings picks sent in the Stefon Diggs trade
We take a look back at the Buffalo Bills trade for Stefon Diggs and who the players the Minnesota Vikings picked with the draft picks sent from Buffalo.
Back in March of this offseason, the Buffalo Bills acquired Stefon Diggs from the Minnesota Vikings in a blockbuster trade trade. The Bills received Diggs and the 239th selection in the draft, which general manager Brandon Beane used to draft CB Dane Jackson from Pittsburgh.
The Vikings received the 22nd pick, 155th pick and the 201st pick from the Diggs deal, in addition to a draft pick next year. However, the Vikings GM Rick Spielman made a bevy of draft day trades this year and as a result the Vikings only made two selections in the 2020 draft that were directly related to the Diggs trade. Spielman traded away the 155th and 201st picks in two separate trades. The 155th pick was shipped to Chicago in a deal to acquire a 4th rounder in the 2021 draft.
They also sent the 201st and their 219th pick to the Ravens in exchange for the 225th pick in 2020 and a 5th round pick in next year’s draft. This means that the Vikings true yield in the Diggs trade won’t be discovered until Spielman uses the 2021 fourth and fifth round selections. At this point, the only selections that can be analyzed are the 22nd and 225th pick.
Although the Vikings still have two picks next year to determine who won the Diggs trade, it isn’t too early to decide who the current winner of the deal is.