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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Vikings lineman Seth Olsen leaves game on stretcher

Posted by Curtis Crabtree on August 29, 2013, 11:40 PM EDT

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Offensive lineman Seth Olsen left the Minnesota Vikings’ preseason finale against the Tennessee Titans Thursday night on a stretcher after colliding with linebacker Scott Solomon.

According to the Associated Press, Olsen was blocking on a screen pass when he took a […]

Guard Seth Olsen leaves final preseason game on stretcher

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

Minnesota Vikings guard Seth Olsen remained down on the field for several minutes before being carted off after he was kneed in the head on the team’s final drive of the first half on Thursday.

Olsen appeared to go for a low block on a Tennessee Titans’ defender when he took […]

G Seth Olsen Carted Off The Field In 4th Preseason Game

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – It’s the very last thing that any one wants to see during the fourth and final preseason game but it took place at Mall Of America Field Thursday night.

With the second quarter winding to a close, Minnesota Vikings backup […]

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, […]