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Vikings waive RB Banyard, 10 others


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Running back Joe Banyard was one of 11 players waived by the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

Banyard played in 15 games for the Vikings last season, when he rushed for 88 yards. He also scored a touchdown in Saturday night’s preseason win against the Dallas Cowboys.

Besides Banyard, the Vikings cut tight end Brandon Bostick, cornerbacks Jalil Carter, Justin Coleman and DeMarcus Van Dyke, wide receivers DaVaris Daniels and Jordan Leslie, offensive tackle Stephen Goodin, linebacker Josh Kaddu and defensive linemen Crishon Rose and Caesar Rayford.

The Vikings have 78 players on their active roster and must get down to 75 by Tuesday.

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