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Texans Edge Vikings In Final Preseason Game

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The Vikings lost their final preseason game 28-24 at Houston Thursday night.  Some players made strong cases to make the Viking final roster including receiver Jarius Wright and running back Jordan Todman.  Wright led the Vikings with 6 catches for 122 yards and a touchdown.  Todman carried the ball 10 times for 114 yards including a 76-yard touchdown run.  Devin Aromoshodu is also on the bubble to make the team.  He had 5 catches for 89 yards.

McLeod Bethel-Thompson played the 2nd half and threw for 193 yards and a touchdown with 1 interception.  Sage Rosenfels may have moved ahead of Joe Webb on the depth chart as he threw for 111 yards and a touchdown.  Justin Forsett ran for 114 yards with 2 touchdowns for the Texans.

The Viking must cut their roster from 75 to 53 players today.  The Vikings host Jacksonville in their regular season opener on September 9 at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am.  Viking head coach Leslie Frazier says running back Adrian Peterson will be a game-time decision.

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