Yesterday the Minnesota Vikings made their final cuts and trimmed their roster down to 53 players in anticipation of the start of the regular season. Now we know exactly who will be suiting up in purple and gold next Sunday.
Here are all the players who made the cut:
Quarterback: Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater, Christian Ponder
Running back: Adrian Peterson, Matt Asiata, Jerick McKinnon
Fullback: Jerome Felton, Zach Line
Tight End: Kyle Rudolph, Rhett Ellison
Wide Receivers: Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Jennings, Jarius Wright, Adam Thielen, Rodney Smith (Jerome Simpson starting the season on suspension)
Offensive Line: Matt Kalil, Charlie Johnson, John Sullivan, Brandon Fusco, Phil Loadholt, Joe Berger, David Yankey, Vlad Ducasse, Austin Wentworth
Defensive Line: Everson Griffen, Sharrif Floyd, Linval Joseph, Brian Robison, Corey Wootton, Shamar Stephen, Tom Johnson, Scott Crichton
Linebacker: Chad Greenway, Jasper Brinkley, Anthony Barr, Michael Mauti,Gerald Hodges, Audie Cole, Larry Dean, Brandon Watts
Cornerback: Xavier Rhodes, Captain Munnerlyn, Josh Robinson, Jabari Price, Marcus Sherels, Shaun Prater
Safety: Harrison Smith, Robert Blanton, Andrew Sendejo, Antone Exum
Kicker: Blair Walsh
Punter: Jeff Locke
Long Snapper: Cullen Loeffler
Can we football now?