Texans Edge Vikings In Final Preseason Game
The Vikings lost their final preseason game 28-24 at Houston Thursday night. Some players made strong cases to make the Viking final roster including receiver Jarius Wright and running back Jordan Todman. Wright led the Vikings with 6 catches for 122 yards and a touchdown. Todman carried the ball 10 times for 114 yards including a 76-yard touchdown run. Devin Aromoshodu is also on the bubble to make the team. He had 5 catches for 89 yards.
McLeod Bethel-Thompson played the 2nd half and threw for 193 yards and a touchdown with 1 interception. Sage Rosenfels may have moved ahead of Joe Webb on the depth chart as he threw for 111 yards and a touchdown. Justin Forsett ran for 114 yards with 2 touchdowns for the Texans.
The Viking must cut their roster from 75 to 53 players today. The Vikings host Jacksonville in their regular season opener on September 9 at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am. Viking head coach Leslie Frazier says running back Adrian Peterson will be a game-time decision.