Saturday, August 25, 2012
Vikings pare 15 to reach 75-man limit
By Kevin Seifert
The steady stream of NFC North roster reductions began Friday with five cuts from the Green Bay Packers. Moves will continue until Monday afternoon, when all teams must reach the 75-man limit, and I'll do my best to keep you up to speed on the goings (and perhaps a few comings).
Saturday afternoon, the Minnesota Vikings cleared 15 players from their roster. The full list can be found on the team's website, and there are no surprises. The biggest names were linebacker Solomon Elimimian, once a star in the CFL, and running back Derrick Coleman.
As you might recall, we noted in April that Coleman had a successful career at UCLA despite severe hearing impairments that require him to read lips in the huddle.
We'll keep you updated throughout the weekend, as teams announce their moves and/or we learn about them elsewhere.