Vikings Trim Roster To 65

The Vikings released six more players today, including veteran defensive lineman Billy Lyon, to get to the league-mandated roster size of 65 players. They will need to trim to 53 players by 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Vikings have trimmed their roster to the league-mandated 65 players by releasing punter Travis Dorsch, wide receiver Aaron Hosack, tight end Sean Berton, tight end Ben Steele, linebacker Max Yates and defensive tackle Billy Lyon.

NFL teams had to have their roster size at 65 players plus NFL Europe exemptions by 3 p.m. today. Those exemptions run out on Sunday, when they have to have the roster to 53 players by 3 p.m. On Monday teams can begin assembling their eight-man practice squads.

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