The Minnesota Vikings made their final cuts today to reach the NFL required 53-man roster by this afternoon's official deadline. Those waived or cut by the team include ex-Gopher QB Mitch Leidner and offensive lineman Alex Boone.

2017-18 Initial Minnesota Vikings 53-Man Roster

Quarterbacks (2)

  • Sam Bradford
  • Case Keenum

QB Teddy Bridgewater was put on the 'Physically Unable to Perform List,' meaning he wouldn't be eligible to play for the Vikings until week seven.

Running Backs (4)

  • Delvin Cook
  • Latavius Murray
  • Jerick McKinnon
  • C.J. Ham

Wide Receivers (6)

  • Stefon Diggs
  • Adam Thielen
  • Laquon Treadwell
  • Jarius Wright
  • Rodney Adams
  • Stacy Coley

WR Michael Floyd remains with the Vikings on the 'Suspended List,' unable to return to the team until week five.

Tight Ends (3)

  • Kyle RudolphM
  • David Morgan
  • Bucky Hodges

Offensive Line (9)

  • Riley Reiff
  • Nick Easton
  • Pat Elfein
  • Joe Berger
  • Mike Remmers
  • Jeremiah Sirles
  • Danny Isidora
  • Aviante Collins
  • Rashod Hill

Defensive Line (9)

  • Everson Griffen
  • Linval Joseph
  • Tom Johnson
  • Danielle Hunter
  • Brian Robison
  • Stephen Weatherly
  • Tashawn Bower
  • Jaleel Johnson
  • Shamar Stephen

Linebackers (6)

  • Anthony Barr
  • Eric Kendricks
  • Kentrell Brothers
  • Ben Gedeon
  • Emmanuel Lamur
  • Eric Wilson

Defensive Backs (11)

  • Xavier Rhodes
  • Trae Waynes
  • Terence Newman
  • Harrison Smith
  • Andrew Sendejo
  • Mackensie Alexander
  • Tramaine Brock
  • Marcus Sherels
  • Antone Exum Jr.
  • Anthony Harris
  • Jayron Kearse

Kicker (1)

  • Kai Forbath

Punter (1)

  • Ryan Quigley

OK, now it's time to play for real. The Vikings open the regular season on Monday Night Football September 11th at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis against Adrain Peterson and the New Orleans Saints.

Skol Vikings!

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