3 possible destinations for self-described NFL 6th man, Donte Deayon

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Minnesota Vikings

Another team that makes sense to add Deayon is the Minnesota Vikings. While they have enjoyed a formidable pass rush, their pass defense was the 22nd-worst in denying passing touchdowns and 28th-worst in terms of surrendering yards through the air. They need help, and that is exactly what Donte Deayon can bring their way.

While I’m not exactly convinced that he would relish the opportunity to face cold weather through the football months in the northern states, he would warm up to the fact that he would be reuniting with head coach Kevin O’Connell and offensive coordinator Wes Philips, who were both members of the LA Rams coaching staff ensemble.

And O’Connell is looking to infuse that LA Rams culture in both the offense and defense. What better way to jump-start the team’s secondary than by grafting a former Rams defensive back into the roster?

Of course, playing for the Vikings is no picnic either, as the NFC North Division has seen both the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions take positive steps to get their teams back on track for future success. With it, comes more competent offensive play.

It’s like the old automobile changing the-oil commercial. The Vikings can pay to sign him now? Or they can pay to sign him later?