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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 […]

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 […]

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 Release 53-Man Roster: Stephen Burton & D'Aundre Reed Top List Of Cuts

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN Minneapolis, MN – The Minnesota Vikings have released their official 53-man roster and cuts. Expect the Vikings to take a peek at the waiver wire across the league and make more moves in the days to come. FINAL 53 MAN ROSTER: Quarterbacks (3): Christian Ponder, Matt Cassel, McLeod […]

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 Webb As No. 5 WR, Sherels As CB, PR

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Webb’s athleticism was too much to part with for the Minnesota Vikings.

After converting Webb to wide receiver this spring, following a failed emergency playoff start at quarterback when Christian Ponder was out with an injury, the Vikings kept the versatile former sixth-round draft pick for special teams value […]

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 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 […]