The Minnesota Vikings, and every other team in the NFL, have to have their active rosters trimmed down to 53 players by 3:00 PM Central time on Tuesday afternoon. The cuts have already started, so here’s a way for you to track who’s in and who’s out. We’ll be updating this list as players are cut or waived.
Quarterback - Kirk Cousins,
Sean Mannion, Kellen Mond, Nick Mullens
Running back/Fullback - Ty Chandler, Dalvin Cook, C.J. Ham,
Bryant Koback, Alexander Mattison, Kene Nwangwu
Wide receiver -
Dan Chisena, Trishton Jackson, Justin Jefferson, Bisi Johnson (IR), Myron Mitchell, Jalen Nailor, K.J. Osborn, Ihmir Smith-Marsette, Adam Thielen
Tight end -
Zach Davidson, Ben Ellefson, Johnny Mundt, Nick Muse, Irv Smith Jr.
Offensive line - Garrett Bradbury, Blake Brandel, Ezra Cleveland, Christian Darrisaw,
Jesse Davis (traded), Wyatt Davis, Kyle Hinton, Ed Ingram, Vederian Lowe, Brian O’Neill, Timon Parris, Chris Reed, Austin Schlottman, Josh Sokol, Oli Udoh
Defensive line - Ross Blacklock (added via trade), Jonathan Bullard, James Lynch,
T.Y. McGill (IR), Ezesi Otomewo, Harrison Phillips, T.J. Smith, Dalvin Tomlinson, Jaylen Twyman, Armon Watts
Outside linebacker - Danielle Hunter, Patrick Jones II,
Zach McCloud, Janarius Robinson, Za’Darius Smith, Luiji Vilain, D.J. Wonnum
Inside linebacker - Brian Asamoah, Troy Dye, Jordan Hicks, Eric Kendricks,
William Kwenkeu, Blake Lynch, Chazz Surratt
Cornerback - Andrew Booth Jr., Kris Boyd, Cameron Dantzler, Akayleb Evans,
Nate Hairston, Parry Nickerson, Patrick Peterson, Tye Smith, Chandon Sullivan
Mike Brown, Camryn Bynum, Lewis Cine, Myles Dorn, Josh Metellus, Harrison Smith
Kicker - Greg Joseph
Punter - Ryan Wright
Long Snapper - Andrew DePaola
Again, we’ll update this list as we get word of more roster moves. So, keep refreshing the page so you can have the latest news on the Vikings’ 53-man roster as we approach 3:00 PM Central time on Tuesday!
Roster Move Updates
- The Vikings will be putting WR Bisi Johnson on IR after a second ACL tear in two years has ended his season.
- The Vikings have released DT T.Y. McGill in what can only be classed as a shock to most of us.
- Numerous people on social media are saying that OT Timon Parris has been released, though I don’t think I’ve seen it from an “official” source yet.
Source says the #Vikings have cut WR Myron Mitchell. Remains to be seen if he's a practice squad candidate.— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) August 29, 2022
Cleveland is releasing center Brock Hoffman.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 30, 2022
Minnesota is releasing LB Chazz Surratt.
Source said the #Vikings are waiving WR Trishton Jackson. He had been a candidate to be a No. 6 receiver after Bisi Johnson injury.— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) August 30, 2022
The #Vikings are waiving QB Kellen Mond, per source.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) August 30, 2022
A third-round pick out of Texas A&M in 2021, Mond had a lot of fans in the pre-draft process. But he struggled in preseason action and Minnesota's new regime traded for Nick Mullens recently. Now, Mond heads to waivers.
Minnesota Vikings waiving Parry Nickerson, per a league source— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) August 30, 2022
Source said the #Vikings have waived center Josh Sokol.— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) August 30, 2022
A sign of how a new regime can change things: amongst the reported Vikings cuts this morning are three players drafted in the first 4 rounds in 2021:— Field Yates (@FieldYates) August 30, 2022
66th overall: QB Kellen Mond
78th overall: LB Chazz Surratt
134th overall: DE Janarius Robinson
The Minnesota Vikings just released my rookie client Zach McCloud (OLB, UM). Would like to keep him on practice squad but we'll see if somebody claims him.— Brett Tessler (@TesslerSports) August 30, 2022
The #Vikings have waived guard Wyatt Davis. So far, three of their four third-round picks from the 2021 draft have been waived (also QB Kellen Mond and LB Chazz Surratt). Still standing is edge Patrick Jones II.— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) August 30, 2022
Source said #Vikings have cut TE Nick Muse. But he's a practice squad candidate likely.— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) August 30, 2022
Vikings have released defensive lineman Jaylen Twyman, the former 6th-round pick who returned to football this summer after being shot four times in Washington DC in June 2021.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 30, 2022
Source says #Vikings have waived WR Dan Chisena. Looks like they'll have five wide receivers on 53 at end of day.— Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) August 30, 2022