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Minnesota Vikings cut 5 players to meet 85-player roster deadline

Vikings lose to Raiders 26-20 in 1st preseason game
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EAGAN, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings announced on Tuesday that five players have been cut.

As of Tuesday, all 32 NFL teams need to have their active rosters down to 85 players.

The Vikings players cut at the deadline are as follows:

- Cornerback Tye Smith
- Fullback Jake Bargas
- Outside linebacker Andre Mintze
- Defensive lineman Tyarise Stevenson (rookie)
- Wide receiver Thomas Hennigan (rookie)

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Teams will have to cut their roster down to 80 players on Aug. 23 and then 53 players on Aug. 30. 

The Vikings lost to the Las Vegas Raiders in the first preseason game. Next up, the team hosts the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday.

The Vikings' first regular season game is on Sept. 11 at home against the Green Bay Packers. 

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