May 30, 2012; Englewood, CO, USA; Denver Broncos tackle Mike Remmers (60) walks off the field following organized team activities at the Broncos training facility. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings Waive RB Banyard, Sign OT Remmers

The game of Ring Around The Rosie continues with the Vikings roster.

Aug 29, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Joe Banyard (23) gains 14 yards in the second quarter as Tennessee Titans defensive end Keyunta Dawson (75) tackles him at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Vikings won 24-23. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

This time, the Vikings have waived their newly promoted running back Joe Banyard.  Banyard didn’t see a carry in the game against the Philadelphia Eagles and was solely acting as a backup.  This is likely a move to get him back on the practice squad.

To take his place, Minnesota signed offensive tackle Mike Remmers back to the squad.

It is interesting to note the Vikings lack of depth at the cornerback position.  So far, the team has mostly ignored their need for depth at the position.  Perhaps more moves are coming in the near future.

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