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Vikings Make Final Cuts Today Reaching NFL’s 53-Man Roster

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According to the Vikings Journal, the Minnesota Vikings made their final cuts today to reach the 53-man roster by this afternoon’s NFL deadline. Defensive tackle Fred Evans, running back Joe Banyard, and cornerback Chris Crocker were among those released by the team.

Here’s the full list of players cut by the Vikings today:

  • RB Joe Banyard
  • RB Dominique Williams
  • WR Kain Colter
  • WR Donte Foster
  • TE Allen Reisner
  • TE Chase Ford
  • OL Jeff Baca
  • OL Zac Kerin
  • OL Mike Remmers
  • OL Antonio Richardson (placed on IR)
  • DT Fred Evans
  • DL Chase Baker
  • DL Isame Faciane
  • DL Justin Trattou
  • LB Justin Jackson
  • LB Mike Zimmer
  • S Kurt Coleman
  • S Jamarca Sanford (placed on IR)
  • CB Julian Posey
  • CB Kendall James
  • CB Chris Crocker

Although this is likely to change a bit over the next week, here’s how the 53-man roster looks for the 2014 Vikings season.


  • Matt Cassel
  • Teddy Bridgewater
  • Christian Ponder

Running back:

  • Adrian Peterson
  • Matt Asiata
  • Jerick McKinnon
  • Jerome Felton
  • Zach Line

Wide receiver:

  • Cordarrelle Patterson
  • Greg Jennings
  • Jarius Wright
  • Adam Thielen
  • Rodney Smith

Tight end:

  • Kyle Rudolph
  • Rhett Ellison

Offensive line:

  • Matt Kalil
  • Charlie Johnson
  • John Sullivan
  • Brandon Fusco
  • Phil Loadholt
  • Joe Berger
  • David Yankey
  • Austin Wentworth
  • Vlad Ducasse


  • Harrison Smith
  • Robert Blanton
  • Andrew Sendejo
  • Antone Exum


  • Captain Munnerlyn,
  • Xavier Rhodes,
  • Josh Robinson,
  • Shaun Prater,
  • Jabari Price,
  • Marcus Sherels


  • Chad Greenway
  • Jasper Brinkley
  • Anthony Barr
  • Audie Cole
  • Gerald Hodges
  • Mike Mauti
  • Bandon Watts
  • Larry Dean

Defensive line:

  • Brian Robison
  • Everson Griffen
  • Sharrif Floyd
  • Linval Joseph
  • Tom Johnson
  • Shamar Stephen
  • Corey Wootten
  • Scott Crichton


  • Blair Walsh, Kicker
  • Jeff Locke, Punter
  • Cullen Loeffler, Long snapper

No real surprises. Now let’s get busy. Bring on the Rams. Skol!

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