6 Vikings players who could be cap casualties in 2023

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The Minnesota Vikings have some very difficult decisions to make when it comes to their salary cap situation and roster moving forward.

It had to happen at some point, but all the contracts that continually got restructured and rolled over might now be a bit too much for the Minnesota Vikings to swallow for the 2023 NFL season and beyond.

Some players in tough salary cap salary cap situations are ones who have been with the team for a significant amount of time pr have become favorites among the many Vikings fans around the world.

At the moment, Minnesota is approximately $20.3M over the projected salary cap according to Spotrac, meaning restructures or releases will definitely be in order before the start of the upcoming season.

Let’s take a look at six Minnesota Vikings players who could find themselves being released based on the savings the team could create for their tight salary cap situation for the upcoming 2023 NFL season.