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Vikings place rookie Zach Line on IR, free up spot for Felton

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Undrafted rookie fullback Zach Line’s dream came to an abrupt end on Monday when he was placed on injured reserve.

Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton returned from a three-game suspension and the team needed to make room on the roster before he can practice.

Line was the only […]

Despite concussion, Jarius Wright will be backup return man

By akrammer@1500espn.com

DEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings receiver Jarius Wright never fielded a kickoff or punt return in the preseason.

Wright’s few opportunities in the first two preseason games, all on punt return, were squandered by either penalties or touchbacks and when he was blindsided on a catch in the first half at the […]

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 […]

Top in-house candidates for Vikings practice squad

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings waved goodbye to a few players on Saturday who are not eligible for their 2013 practice squad, but the majority of the cuts can return to serve on the eight-man slate.

Receiver Stephen Burton, offensive tackle Brandon Keith, linebacker Tyrone McKenzie and cornerback Brandon Burton will not return […]

Joe Webb survives cuts, makes team as a receiver

Joe Webb’s transition from quarterback to receiver took a giant leap on Saturday, when he made the Minnesota Vikings 53-man roster as their fifth receiver.

In May, Webb wasn’t entirely sure what position he would play. After starting at quarterback in the Vikings’ playoff loss at Green Bay in January to limited success, Webb knew […]

Vikings keep Joe Webb, for now

Vikings keep Joe Webb, for now Posted by Mike Florio on August 31, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT

AP

One of the biggest roster questions for the Vikings centered on the status of Joe Webb. Drafted in 2010 as a receiver and quickly moved to quarterback, the Vikings decided after a disastrous playoff effort in […]

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 […]

Vikings could look to get Antoine Winfield back from Seahawks

by Judd Zulgad 1500ESPN.com

Could Antoine Winfield be headed back to the Minnesota Vikings?

The cornerback, who signed with Seattle during the offseason after being released by the Vikings, won’t make the Seahawks’ 53-man roster, according to CBS’ Jason La Canfora.

Winfield signed a one-year, $2 million deal with Seattle that could pay another $1 […]

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 […]

Zulgad: Marcus Sherels makes an impact in his return to Vikings

by Judd Zulgad 1500ESPN.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Marcus Sherels admitted it was not an easy decision to skip the Minnesota Vikings’ preseason game last Sunday in San Francisco, but coach Leslie Frazier made it clear that, in this case, the priority was not football.

Sherels’ father, Ben, had died of cancer on the eve of the […]