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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 14 quick hits: Turnovers are a continued emphasis

•Minnesota Vikings safety Jamarca Sanford snuck up behind running back Adrian Peterson and attempted to poke the ball out of his hands during Tuesday’s team drills.

Peterson was already 20 yards downfield and the play was over, but Sanford’s effort is a microcosm of the Vikings’ defensive plan for 2013 — force turnovers and create […]

Training camp Day 12 quick hits: Two-minute drill executed well

•The Vikings conducted the two-minute drill again during Sunday’s practice.

Quarterback Christian Ponder found the most success, completing all four passes he attempted, including a 20-yard connection to tight end Kyle Rudolph over linebacker Chad Greenway on a seam route. Ponder also connected with running back Adrian Peterson on a swing route, receiver Jerome Simpson, […]