A missed apply and a few curious social media exercise have satisfied many individuals that Stefon Diggs’ days with the Vikings are numbered.
The extensive receiver missed the crew’s apply Wednesday, mysteriously listed as “Not Harm Associated.” That comes two days after Diggs tweeted a mysterious, faceless emoji.
But whereas rumors are swirling that Diggs may be headed elsewhere, maybe New England, ESPN reported Wednesday that a crew that might “positively have an interest” within the extensive receiver had been informed he wouldn’t be traded.
It will be comprehensible if Diggs have been upset by his plight in Minnesota. Coming off profession highs in catches, yards and TDs final season (102/1,021/9), expectations have been nice getting into this season, however the Vikings’ passing sport has been anemic, so unhealthy that fellow Vikings extensive receiver Adam Thielen publicly referred to as out quarterback Kirk Cousins, and Cousins apologized for his play.
Diggs put up uncharacteristically poor numbers within the first three video games (six catches and 101 yards on solely 12 targets), earlier than breaking via Sunday within the loss to the Bears, catching all seven targets for 108 yards. However even after the sport, Diggs left the locker room in full pads, with out speaking to the media. He additional fanned the commerce rumor flames the subsequent couple of days by following a lot of Patriots on social media.
The 25-year-old extensive receiver signed a five-year, $72 million extension earlier than the 2018 season.