The Vikings’ Roster without Free Agents

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The Minnesota Vikings’ offseason is well underway, some 3.5 weeks removed from a final blow delivered by the Detroit Lions in Week 18. The purple team finished 7-10 in 2023, now owning the rights to the 11th overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.

The Vikings’ Roster without Free Agents

Free agency is less than six weeks away, and Minnesota has over 25 free agents to re-sign or cut loose altogether.

So, have a look at the depth chart without any free agents, stripped to its current 2024 form. The men below are under contract with the Vikings in 2024.

— Offensive Roster —

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QB1: Nick Mullens
QB2: Jaren Hall

Running Back

RB1: Ty Chandler
RB2: Alexander Mattison
RB3: Kene Nwangwu
RB4: DeWayne McBride
RB5: Myles Gaskin


FB1: C.J. Ham

Wide Receiver

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WR1: Justin Jefferson
WR2: Jordan Addison
WR3: Jalen Nailor
WR4: Lucky Jackson
WR5: Malik Knowles
WR6: Thayer Thomas
WR7: Daylen Baldwin
WR8: Trishton Jackson
WR9: N’Keal Harry

Tight End

TE1: T.J. Hockenson
TE2: Josh Oliver

Left Tackle

LT1: Christian Darrisaw
LT2: Coy Cronk

Right Tackle

RT1: Brian O’Neill


C1: Garrett Bradbury

Left Guard

LG1: Tyrese Robinson
LG2: Henry Byrd

Right Guard

RG1: Ed Ingram

— Defensive Roster —

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Outside Linebacker

OLB1: Patrick Jones II
OLB2: Andre Carter II

Defensive End

DE1: Dean Lowry
DE2: Jaquelin Roy

Nose Tackle

NT1: Harrison Phillips

Middle Linebacker

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MLB1: Ivan Pace
MLB2: William Kwenkeu

Weakside Linebacker

WLB1: Brian Asamoah
WLB2: Abraham Beauplan


CB1: Byron Murphy
CB2: Akayleb Evans
CB3: Mekhi Blackmon
CB4: Andrew Booth
CB5: NaJee Thompson
CB6: Jaylin Williams
CB7: A.J. Green III


S1: Harrison Smith
S2: Camryn Bynum
S3: Josh Metellus
S4: Lewis Cine
S5: Jay Ward

— Special Teams Roster —

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K1: None


P1: Ryan Wright

Long Snapper

LS: Andrew DePaola

Kick Returner

KR1: Kene Nwangwu
KR2: Ty Chandler

Punt Returner

PR1: Jalen Nailor

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The Vikings have around $25 million in available cap space near the end of January, a sum that will climb with player retirements, releases, or contractual restructures. Minnesota is expected to pursue a quarterback, defensive lineman, or cornerback with its 11th overall pick.

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