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The Minnesota Vikings will cut their roster to 53 players by 4 p.m. ET on Saturday.

A truncated offseason and training camp without preseason games made the evaluation process extra difficult this year. While just less than half of the Vikings' 15-player draft class and only one undrafted free agent makes this final projection, an expanded practice squad will allow Minnesota to keep a bunch of young hopefuls.

Here's a projection of who makes the team:

QUARTERBACK (2): Kirk Cousins, Sean Mannion