Bobby Vardaro

Vikings Reduce Roster To 53 Players

Having acquired offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles from the Chargers earlier today, the Vikings needed to remove 23 players from their active roster, as the league moved from 75-man rosters down to 53-man squads. Minnesota announced all of its moves in one go, issuing a press release that features 22 cuts, along with cornerback Jabari Price heading to the reserve/suspended list.

Here are the players cut today by the Vikings:

  • T Babatunde Aiyegbusi
  • DT Chigbo Anunoby
  • DE B.J. Dubose
  • G Isame Faciane
  • C Tom Farniok
  • WR Donte Foster
  • WR Isaac Fruechte
  • S Anthony Harris
  • RB DuJuan Harris
  • DT Greg Hickman
  • DE Leon Mackey
  • LB Michael Mauti
  • LB Brian Peters
  • CB Shaun Prater
  • FB Blake Renaud
  • CB Josh Thomas
  • T Tyrus Thompson
  • C Bobby Vardaro
  • LB Brandon Watts
  • WR Ryan Whalen
  • RB Dominique Williams
  • OL David Yankey

Vikings To Sign 10 Undrafted Free Agents

The Vikings are the latest team to announce their 2015 undrafted free agent class, having come to terms with 10 rookies. Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune (Twitter link) has the full list, which we’ll pass along right here, accompanied by bonus info from Ben Goessling of ESPN.com:

  • Justin Coleman, CB, Tennessee
  • DaVaris Daniels, WR, Notre Dame ($10K bonus)
  • Tom Farniok, C, Iowa State
  • Anthony Harris, S, Virginia ($10K bonus, plus $10K guaranteed salary)
  • Taylor Heinicke, QB, Old Dominion¬†($10K bonus, plus $10K guaranteed salary)
  • Jordan Leslie, WR, BYU
  • Gavin Lutman, WR, Pittsburg State ($7.5K bonus)
  • Blake Renaud, FB, Boise State
  • Jesse Somsel, G, Saginaw Valley State
  • Bobby Vardaro, G, Boston College ($2K bonus)