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Vikings trim 13 players off roster

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings announced the release of 13 players on Monday, the most notable being defensive end Lawrence Jackson.

The cuts on offense:

QB James Vandenberg WR Chris Summers WR LaMark Brown WR Erik Highsmith RB Bradley Randle RB Jerodis Williams G Tyler Holmes C Camden Wentz

Defense:

DE Lawrence […]

Lawrence Jackson among Vikings’ cuts

Posted by Michael David Smith on August 26, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT

AP

As the Vikings make their way down toward the 75-man roster limit, defensive end Lawrence Jackson has lost his job.

Jackson, a former first-round pick of the Seahawks who played the last three years for the Lions, was released by Minnesota […]

Training camp Day 15 quick hits: Two one-handed catches end camp

•The Minnesota Vikings 2013 training camp came to a close with probably the two best catches of the entire program.

Receiver Cordarrelle Patterson stuck his left arm out and around cornerback A.J. Jefferson as he was 30 yards downfield, snagging a one-handed grab from backup quarterback Matt Cassel. Jefferson was in position, but was bested.

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Training camp Day 11 quick hits: Bishop, Rhodes will not play Friday

•Two key additions to the Minnesota Vikings defense will not play in the team’s preseason opener on Friday against the Houston Texans.

Linebacker Desmond Bishop (groin) and rookie cornerback Xavier Rhodes (hamstring) will not play, according to coach Leslie Frazier.

“It’s unlikely,” Frazier said. “I’m not expecting that [Bishop] is going to play.”

“Xavier [Rhodes], […]

Training camp Day 7 quick hits: Vikings break out two-minute drill

Notes and observations from Day 7 of Vikings training camp

• The Minnesota Vikings began practicing their two-minute drill on Friday, running one series each with the first three quarterbacks.

Backup quarterback Matt Cassel found the most success in the drill, securing a couple of first downs against the second-team defense before stalling off a […]

Training camp Day 6 quick hits: Erin Henderson sits for brief period

Notes and observations from Day 6 of Vikings training camp

• Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson briefly sat out during Thursday’s practice because of a sore groin, according to coach Leslie Frazier. “We’ll go back and take a look,” Frazier said. “We don’t want him to aggravate it depending on how sore it was, but […]