Now that the Minnesota Vikings are experiencing preseason action, the list of players who are likely to make the team’s 53 man roster is starting to take shape.
Teams like the Minnesota Vikings can make or break their season or future if they get player evaluations wrong in the preseason or training camp. Now that Week 1 of the NFL preseason in the books, time is running out for young players to make a great impression on the coaching staff.
The first unofficial depth chart has been released, fans have some idea where the players stood heading into the first exhibition contest. However, all that can change in a moment’s notice with excellent play or injuries to force the team to make different decisions.
Of course, there are some players who are locks to make the team based on their past contribution, draft status, or role on the team. But there are plenty of others fighting for the chance to pursue their dream of playing in the NFL.
Let’s take a look at each position on the Minnesota Vikings roster and see which players in which spots will likely get a chance on the team’s 53-man roster when the regular season rolls around and who might be left out in the cold hoping for the practice squad or another team to scoop them up.