Minnesota Vikings roster cuts tracker: 53-man roster surprises (UPDATED)

It’s NFL roster lower day, which suggests the Minnesota Vikings, like all NFL groups, should trim their staff right down to 53 males earlier than the 4 p.m. ET deadline.

Quite than merely write out each roster lower, we’ll concentrate on a number of the ones you didn’t see coming.

For Minnesota Vikings followers, there aren’t many that can qualify. Minnesota is a staff in transition, hoping to make the postseason after a down yr within the NFC North. Regardless of taking part in in the identical division as Aaron Rodgers, the Vikings are seemingly at all times an NFC Wild Card menace with Kirk Cousins on the quarterback place.

Vikings roster cuts: Kellen Mond launched

Mond was drafted in 2021 by a distinct regime, so it’s not surprising that there wasn’t a roster spot accessible for him. It’s turn out to be commonplace for groups to maintain two quarterbacks tops on the 53-man. So, after Minnesota traded for Nick Mullens, Mond was a straightforward goal to be on the way in which out.

It’s an unlucky finish for a person Mike Zimmer hated with a burning ardour, for some purpose.

Vikings roster cuts: Jaylen Twyman launched

Additionally from a distinct regime, Twyman was an inspiration story on the defensive position. The previous sixth-round choose from Pittsburgh was shot 4 occasions in Washington D.C., and made his method again to the taking part in discipline. Sadly, he wasn’t capable of make sufficient of an influence to stay on the 53-man roster.

Vikings roster cuts: Sean Mannion launched

After Minnesota lower Mond, some thought Mannion would make the roster. Nonetheless, Nick Mullens stays on the roster, that means Mannion could possibly be relegated to the follow squad.

Vikings roster cuts: Holding observe

For individuals who desire a full tracker, The Viking Age presents a full-scale lower tracker right here.