Minnesota Vikings News & Links: August 23, 2022

The week keeps rolling on, ladies and gentlemen, because it’s Tuesday right here on your favorite Minnesota Vikings website. Purple made a bit of news yesterday and will do so again today as the roster is due to be reduced to 80 players by 3:00 p.m. Central Time today. After yesterday’s moves, they currently sit at 84.

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  • Yesterday’s big story was the Vikings returned a conditional 2023 seventh-round pick NFL Draft to Las Vegas Raiders for quarterback Nick Mullens to, presumably, serve as a replacement for Kirk Cousins. If you want to hear the Raiders’ take on the deal, our friends at Silver and Black Pride have you covered here.
  • We’ve given you a link to an episode of the Go With the Flo podcast which features an interview with GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah.
  • The Climbing the Pocket team spoke about the setbacks some Vikings players took in the preseason loss to the Niners.
  • The Vikings also said goodbye to a few players yesterday. They released veteran WR Albert Wilson and waived DL Jullian Taylor (though Taylor will be on the team’s IR if not claimed on waivers).

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