Free agency officially begins on Tuesday and the Minnesota Vikings will be active to fill numerous spots on their roster. Below is where their roster currently stands before free agency:
Quarterbacks (3) – Christian Ponder, Joe Webb, McLeod Bethel-Thompson
*Note — look for the Vikings to add a veteran to this group.
Tight ends (5) — Kyle Rudolph, Rhett Ellison, John Carlson, Lamark Brown, Chase Ford
Wide receiver (5) — Percy Harvin, Greg Childs, Jarius Wright, Stephen Burton, Chris Summers
*Note — Percy Harvin remains a question mark as he enters the final year of his rookie contract and seems to be hinting at possibly holding out if he does not get a new contract.
Greg Childs is coming off a serve knee injury to both knees.
Running backs (4) — Adrian Peterson, Toby Gerhart, Joe Banyard, Matt Asiata
Guards (3) — Brandon Fusco, Charlie Johnson, Tyler Holmes
Tackle (3) — Matt Kalil, DeMarcus Love, Kevin Murphy
Center (1) — John Sullivan
Defensive line (10) — Jared Allen, Brian Robinson, Kevin Williams, Fred Evans, Everson Griffen, Letroy Guion, George Johnson, D’Aundre Reed, Chase Baker
Defensive backs (11) — Chris Cook, Harrison Smith, Robert Blanton, Antoine Winfield, Brandon Burton, Josh Robinson, Mistral Raymond, Bobby Felder, Greg McCoy, Nick Taylor, Roderick Williams
Linebacker (4) — Chad Greenway, Audie Cole, Larry Dean, Tyrone McKenzie
Punter (2) — Chris Kluwe, T.J. Conley
*NOTE — Chris Kluwe had off-season knee surgery
Long snapper (1) — Cullen Loeffler
Kicker (1) — Blair Walsh
*Those who were on the Vikings last season but enter the offseason as free agents (restricted or not)
Offense – Devin Aromashodu (WR), Joe Berger (C), Jerome Felton (FB), Phil Loadholt (T), Geoff Schwartz (T), Jerome Simpson (WR), Troy Kropog (restricted — T)
Defense – Jasper Brinkley (LB), Erin Henderson (LB), A.J. Jefferson (restricted — DB), Marvin Mitchell (LB), Jamarca Sanford (DB), Andrew Senejo (exclusive rights — DB), Marcus Sherels (exclusive rights — DB)