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As of 4:00 p.m. ET, every NFL team was required to have their roster trimmed to 75 players.
With the first round of roster cuts in the books, the next item on the NFL preseason schedule is Week 4 matchups.
From the "It wasn't our fault" department: Despite finishing 5-10-1, all 11 Vikings offensive starters from 2013 are set to return in the same capacity.
The Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since he was shot in the leg at a nightclub earlier this month.
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph practices on the second day of training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder gets sacked by Oakland defensive end Ryan Robinson in the third quarter of their preseason game at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Friday, August 8, 2014.
The real culprit in the Ponder debacle, however, was general manager Rick Spielman, who panicked and reached for the Florida State product, a player who was given a second-round grade by most, with the 12th overall pick.
Although the Minnesota Vikings finished last season 5-10-1 and drafted a quarterback with the last pick in the first round, they are still a playoff contender this coming season and proved it by naming Matt Cassel the team's starting quarterback.
Coach Lovie Smith emphasized Monday that while the Bucs had arranged a 'visit' by the free agent guard, a signing wasn't necessarily imminent.
Anxiety was thick Monday morning in the Vikings locker room, even among the survivors of the preseason's first roster cuts.
The most notable pass rusher in the division, Jared Allen, switched teams as a free agent this season, but remains in the division with an improved Bears' defensive line.
The Minnesota Vikings cut 14 players on Monday morning, trimming their roster to 76 players.
When Niki Quasney felt a piercing pain in her ribcage in March, the oncologist treating her advanced ovarian cancer told her to get to an emergency room immediately.
Aug 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson points to a referee against the Arizona Cardinals at TCF Bank Stadium.
Former starting safety Mistral Raymond was the biggest name to be cut by the Vikings - Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports By tomorrow afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings , along with the 31 other teams in the NFL, must get down to 75 players.
Vikings: Peterson says Cassel has edge as starting QB Cassel, a 10-year veteran, is battling rookie Teddy Bridgewater for the spot Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/08/25/vikings-peterson-says-cassel-edge-starting-qb/14554221/ Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel throws a pass during the first half ... (more)
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:47 am
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