Minnesota Vikings: Who's In, out or on the Bubble After Preseason Game 2

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Minnesota Vikings: Who's In, out or on the Bubble After Preseason Game 2
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Winning and keeping a job at the NFL level is no easy task, and after two preseason games, the competition for starting gigs is fierce, and some players are starting to distance themselves.

The Minnesota Vikings suffered through one of their most disappointing seasons in recent history, but this rebuilding team is not void of talent.

A rash of injuries to the secondary and its star running back derailed any hopes of contending for NFC North title, and head coach Leslie Frazier is hoping that new defensive coordinator Alan Williams (Colts) and a full offseason to implement offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave's offense will help the Vikings rebound in 2012.

After two preseason games, here is how the roster is shaping up with first roster cuts quickly approaching (August 27).

 

Legend

IN = predicted to make 53-man roster

Bubble - In = predicted to win one of the last 53-man roster spots

Bubble - Practice Squad = predicted to be one of eight selected to practice squad.  One of the last few out

Bubble - Out = challenging for a roster spot, but just missed out on both the final roster and practice squad, if eligible

Out = Didn't do enough to earn a roster spot or practice squad invite, basically a camp body 

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