Report: Vikings have made 'substantive inquiry' for Jalen Ramsey

Ramsey is one of the top corners in the league.
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One of the top cornerbacks in NFL, Jalen Ramsey, wants out of Jacksonville and it appears the Vikings are among teams who have inquired about his services, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN.

Jacksonville has reportedly asked for two first-round picks but with the depth the Vikings have at cornerback, they could possibly send a defensive back and just one draft pick to pull off a deal. That's speculation, but it makes some sense. 

Xavier Rhodes would probably be the focal point of the trade, as he's 29 years old and owns a cap hit of $13.3 million this season. Rhodes was an All-Pro in 2017 but had a down season in 2018 and was picked apart by Aaron Rodgers on Sunday.

Ramsey is in his third year of his rookie deal that pays him just $7.2 million and his fifth-year option has already been exercised, which carries a cap hit of $13.7 million.

So even if the Jaguars want multiple draft picks, the Vikings will have to part ways with a player in the deal because they have virtually no cap space.

In four seasons, Ramsey has nine interceptions and was the second-best rated cornerback in the NFL in 2017, according to Pro Football Focus.

Jacksonville plays tonight on Thursday Night Football and it sounds like Ramsey will play, although it very well could be his last game with the Jags.

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