The Vikings finalized their 53-man roster Sunday by releasing Nick Rogers -- ending a sad saga that had many twists and turns.
September 6, 2004
After the Vikings drafted three defensive players on the first day of the draft, it will have an effect on the veterans in those positions. And what is Chris Hovan saying about his outlook for this year?
If Kenny Mixon does receive a suspension for his alcohol-related offenses in the coming month, the Vikings will be dangerously short at defensive. What then?
Bob Lurtsema played all four positions on the defensive line during his career with the Vikings, New York Giants and Seattle Seahawks, and still follows the Vikings with a passion. So we turned to him for analysis on the Vikings' current situation. What does he think of Kevin Williams as an end or tackle, Chris Hovan's slip in production, the move of Nick Rogers and Ted Cottrell as the defensive coordinator?