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Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Set Initial 53-Man Roster

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Saturday announced multiple roster moves, reducing the number of players to the regular-season maximum of 53.

Linebacker Ben Gedeon was placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list.

The Vikings waived the following players (listed alphabetically by last name):

Jake Bargas, FB

Blake Brandel, T

Jake Browning, QB

Nevelle Clarke, CB

Aviante Collins, G

Quartney Davis, WR

Brandon Dillon, TE

Myles Dorn, S

Mark Fields II, CB

Nakia Griffin-Stewart, TE

Kyle Hinton, G

Alexander Hollins, WR

Brett Jones, C

Jake Lacina, C

Blake Lynch, LB

Nate Meadors, CB

Josh Metellus, S

Dillon Mitchell, WR

David Moa, DT

Steven Parker, S

David Reese II, LB

Nate Stanley, QB

View photos of the Vikings 53-man roster as of January 4, 2021.

The Vikings initial 53-man roster (grouped by position and listed alphabetically) follows.

Quarterbacks (2)

Kirk Cousins

Sean Mannion

Running backs/fullback (5)

Ameer Abdullah

Mike Boone

Dalvin Cook

C.J. Ham, FB

Alexander Mattison

Wide Receivers (7)

Chad Beebe

Dan Chisena

Justin Jefferson

Bisi Johnson

K.J. Osborn

Tajaé Sharpe

Adam Thielen

Tight ends (3)

Tyler Conklin

Kyle Rudolph

Irv Smith, Jr.

Offensive linemen (9)

Garrett Bradbury

Ezra Cleveland

Dakota Dozier

Pat Elflein

Rashod Hill

Brian O'Neill

Riley Reiff

Dru Samia

Olisaemeka Udoh

Defensive linemen (11)

Jalyn Holmes

Danielle Hunter

Jaleel Johnson

James Lynch

Hercules Mata'afa

Yannick Ngakoue

Ifeadi Odenigbo

Shamar Stephen

Armon Watts

D.J. Wonnum

Eddie Yarbrough

Linebackers (5)

Anthony Barr

Troy Dye

Eric Kendricks

Hardy Nickerson

Eric Wilson

Cornerbacks (6)

Kris Boyd

Cameron Dantzler

Jeff Gladney

Harrison Hand

Holton Hill

Mike Hughes

Safeties (2)

Anthony Harris

Harrison Smith

Specialists (3)

Dan Bailey, K

Britton Colquitt, P

Austin Cutting, LS

The Vikings are scheduled to announce their 16-player practice squad on Sunday.

All teams can place waiver claims on any players who have been released.