Austin Schlottmannreturns for his second season with Minnesota and fifth in the NFL. He originally signed with Denver as a rookie free agent in 2018 and spent three seasons (2019-21) with the Broncos before signing with Minnesota in 2022. Schlottmann has played in 58 games (11 starts) throughout his career. In 2022, he started in four games and helped the Vikings offense rank eighth in the NFL in scoring (24.9 ppg). Schlottmann has played under Vikings offensive line coach Chris Kuper in both Denver and Minnesota since 2019. The Brenham, Texas, native appeared in 51 games (29 starts) at TCU.