Only one Minnesota Viking makes Pro Football Focus Top 50 for 2018

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Only one Minnesota Viking makes Pro Football Focus Top 50 for 2018
Only one Minnesota Viking makes Pro Football Focus Top 50 for 2018

While the NFL Network is in the midst of their Top 100 player listings, the folks from Pro Football Focus have also been putting together their own list, this one of their Top 50 players for 2018. While you would expect the purple to have multiple players on the list, it turns out that there's only one member of the team that broke into the top 50. Harrison Smith, who should have gotten significantly more consideration for Defensive Player of the Year last season than he actually got, is listed at #15 on PFF's list for the upcoming season. In 2017, Smith didn't just post the highest grade of any safety in the game (97.0), he posted the highest single-season grade we have ever seen from a player at that position since PFF has been grading every snap of every NFL game (2006).

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