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Vikings promote Joe Banyard, Justin Trattou from practice squad

By Mike Wilkening

With three running backs on their injury report, the Vikings added some backfield depth on Saturday, signing tailback Joe Banyard from the practice squad. While Vikings starting tailback Adrian Peterson is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game at Cincinnati, he appears on track to play after missing last week’s game […]

Vikings Finalize 53-Man Roster Before Opener

By Jeff Wald

 

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings finalized their 53-man roster over the weekend as their regular season opener is now less than a week away.

The Vikings open the regular season this Sunday at the Detroit Lions in a pivotal NFC North division match-up. It means some players realized their NFL […]

Vikings Sign 7 To Practice Squad, Claim Webb From Chicago

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – With cuts coming down the chute yesterday evening, the Vikings practice squad is taking shape today. Earlier Sunday afternoon, the Vikings signed seven players to the 2013 practice squad. RB Joe Banyard G Travis Bond DT Everett Dawkins TE Chase Ford T Kevin Murphy […]

Vikings add seven to practice squad, one spot open

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings continued the busy weekend by announcing seven players to their practice squad on Sunday.

Tight end Chase Ford, running back Joe Banyard and offensive tackle Kevin Murphy all rejoin the scrimmage squad after spending parts or all of 2012 on the unit.

Banyard is the most likely of […]

Vikings make final cuts, announce 53-man roster

The Vikings made the final preparation for the regular season Saturday, when the team announced it trimmed its roster to 53 players.

We’ll list the players cut first, followed by the current 53-man roster.

Players waived (19):

TE Colin Anderson, RB Joe Banyard, S Brandan Bishop, OL Travis Bond, CB Brandon Burton, WR Stephen Burton, […]

Vikings cuts leaking hours before 53-man roster deadline

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

Coach Leslie Frazier said cuts are one of the toughest parts of his job and he made one of the more difficult ones first on Saturday.

Running back Joe Banyard and linebacker Tyrone McKenzie were cut hours before the 5 p.m. CT deadline for all teams to trim their rosters from […]

First domino falls in Vikings running back Joe Banyard

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

Coach Leslie Frazier said cuts are one of the toughest parts of his job and he made one of the more difficult ones first on Saturday.

Running back Joe Banyard and linebacker Tyrone McKenzie were cut hours before the 5 p.m. CT deadline for all teams to trim their rosters from […]

RB Joe Banyard The First To Be Informed Of His Release From The Vikings

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – As it does regularly in today’s social media age, news is starting to trickle out surrounding Minnesota Vikings cuts. The first casualty of today’s news is running back Joe Banyard.

Banyard has one NFL season under his belt spending the final five weeks of the […]

Prediction for Vikings' 53-man roster

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings preseason came to a close Thursday night with 29 contributors on the sideline as their replacements beat the Tennessee Titans 24-23.

Coaches and team officials have until Saturday at 5 p.m. CT to trim the roster down to 53.

“It is without question, one of the toughest parts […]

Christian Ponder, Vikings offense stumble in second preseason game

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — With no Adrian Peterson to worry about, Jerry Hughes and the Buffalo Bills’ defense thoroughly stymied Christian Ponder and the Minnesota Vikings in 20-16 preseason victory Friday night.

Hughes had two sacks and forced a fumble, and backup linebacker Jamie Blatnick recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown. […]