|7||@Lions||W 42 - 30||4||4||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|6||Eagles||W 38 - 20||2||2||0||0||1||0|
|5||@Giants||W 28 - 10||4||4||0||0||1||0|
|4||@Bears||L 6 - 16||4||4||0||0||1||0|
|3||Raiders||W 34 - 14||8||8||0||0||0||0|
|2||@Packers||L 16 - 21||3||3||0||0||1||0|
|1||Falcons||W 28 - 12||3||2||1||0||0||1|
• Is the highest-drafted DB in Vikings history and the 5th DB selected in the 1st round.
• Set career-highs in 2017 with 16 games started and played, as well as 72 total tackles and 1.0 sack.
• Has been friends since youth with Chargers RB Melvin Gordon, a fellow 1st-round pick in 2015, going 4 choices later at #15 overall. The high school friends met on the field in Week 3, of their rookie campaigns when San Diego visited the Vikings and the duo faced each other again in the opening preseason game at U.S. Bank Stadium on 8/28/16, the first-ever NFL game at the new Vikings home and the team's 3rd game of the 2016 preseason.
OFF THE FIELD Majored in psychology at Michigan State...Brother, Mason, ran track at Eastern Michigan…Son of Ron and Erin Waynes, who both work as guidance counselors...Both parents were track and field student-athletes at Kansas State University…Celebrated 23rd birthday the day the Vikings reported for 2015 Training Camp in Mankato as a rookie...Big supporter of the Humane Society, as he has rescued 3 dogs, including picking up one dog that was dodging traffic in the middle of the street while Waynes was in college.