Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through whatâs happening with the team that day.
WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED
— The Vikings finished the preseason unbeaten, defeating the Titans on Thursday.
— RB Adrian Peterson denied a report that he told Cowboys owner Jerry Jones heâd like to play for the CowboysÂ in the future.
— Head coach Mike Zimmer defended QB Christian Ponder after a solid performance.
— RB Joe Banyard made a strong push for a roster spot during the preseason.
TWEET OF THE (YESTER)DAY
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AROUND THE NFC NORTH
— Lions rookie LB Kyle Van Noy underwent core muscle surgery and could miss the first of the season.
—Packers backup quarterbacks had good outings in the preseason finale.
—Here’s a projected 53-man roster for the Bears after their fourth preseason game.
TODAYâS VIKINGS SCHEDULE
The Vikings have an off day after the final preseason game. The front office and the coaching staff will get a chance to evaluate the roster in an effort to trim to the roster down from 75 to 53 by 3 p.m. CT on Saturday.
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT
Undrafted free agent rookie center Zac Kerin led the team with 60 snaps against the Titans. Cornerback Shaun Prater had 45 snaps, which lead the defense by playing 90 percent of the game.