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Vikings add tight end Chase Ford from practice squad

By Mike Wilkening

The Vikings promoted first-year tight end Chase Ford from the practice squad on Saturday. The move gives Minnesota three healthy tight ends for Sunday’s game vs. Green Bay with reserve Rhett Ellison (ankle) ruled out for Week Eight. Ford, who has been on the practice squad all season, could provide […]

Floyd practicing, Williams not as Vikings begin regular season routine

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Coach Leslie Frazier said there was ‘a chance’ that veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams would be ready for the Minnesota Vikings regular season opener at the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Sept. 8.

That chance may have taken a hit as Williams was not at practice on Monday.

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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 […]

Travis Bond, Everett Dawkins join Vikings’ practice squad

Posted by Mike Wilkening on September 1, 2013, 8:19 PM EDT

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Seventh-round picks Travis Bond and Everett Dawkins are among seven members of the Vikings’ practice squad, the club said Sunday.

Bond is a guard from North Carolina, while Dawkins, a defensive tackle, is a Florida State product.

All nine members of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Zulgad: In the end, Vikings' decisions weren't all that difficult

by Judd Zulgad 1500ESPN.com

A few thoughts on a busy day on the local sports scene:

Sifting through the Minnesota Vikings’ 19 roster cuts on Saturday, one thought came to mind: There were several NFL teams that had to make far more difficult decisions.

Yes, the Vikings jettisoned five players whom they had drafted, including […]

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 […]