We have reached the time of the year when teams have to decide who will be on their final roster, and we’re going to be tracking all of the moves that the Minnesota Vikings make here in one convenient place.
The Vikings, as well as the rest of the teams across the NFL, have to have their rosters reduced to 53 players by 3:00 PM Central on Tuesday, 31 August. As things stand right now as I type this on Saturday morning, the Vikings have 79 players on the roster, so they’ll be making 26 moves of some sort between now and the deadline.
Here is the roster as it stands right now. Players are listed by the positions they are listed as on the Vikings’ official website with a couple of exceptions.
Jake Browning, Kirk Cousins, Kellen Mond, Nate Stanley
Running Back -
Ameer Abdullah, Dalvin Cook, Alexander Mattison, Kene Nwangwu, A.J. Rose Jr., Ito Smith
Jake Bargas, C.J. Ham
Wide Receiver -
Chad Beebe, Dan Chisena, Justin Jefferson, Myron Mitchell, K.J. Osborn, Whop Philyor, Ihmir Smith-Marsette, Adam Thielen, Dede Westbrook
Center - Garrett Bradbury, Mason Cole,
Zack Bailey, Ezra Cleveland, Wyatt Davis, Dakota Dozier, Kyle Hinton, Dru Samia
Offensive Tackle - Blake Brandel, Christian Darrisaw, Rashod Hill, Brian O’Neill, Oli Udoh
Defensive Tackle -
Zeandae Johnson, James Lynch, Michael Pierce, Sheldon Richardson, Dalvin Tomlinson, Armon Watts
Defensive End -
Everson Griffen, Jalyn Holmes, Danielle Hunter, Patrick Jones II, Hercules Mata’afa, Stephen Weatherly, Kenny Willekes, D.J. Wonnum
Linebacker - Anthony Barr,
Tuf Borland, Ryan Connelly, Troy Dye, Eric Kendricks, Blake Lynch, Chazz Surratt, Nick Vigil
Cornerback - Mackensie Alexander, Kris Boyd, Bashaud Breeland, Cameron Dantzler, Harrison Hand,
Parry Nickerson, Patrick Peterson, Tye Smith
Safety - Camryn Bynum,
Myles Dorn, Luther Kirk, Josh Metellus, Harrison Smith, Xavier Woods
Kicker - Greg Joseph
Punter - Britton Colquitt
Long Snapper -
As we do every year, when players get cut we will cross them off. Many of the stories about players getting cut will come from various sources, whether it’s beat writers or even the players themselves. We will be keeping this post updated to the best of our ability.
So, as the moves come in, make sure you keep it right here to make sure you’re updated on all the moves the Vikings are making to set their initial 53-man roster, folks. We’ll have it all for you right here.