Minneapolis, MN (Learfield News) --   Only nine new faces survived when the Vikings cut their roster to 53 Saturday. 

Twenty players were cut and two more were placed on injured reserve.  Fourth-rounder Willie Beavers was one of three rookie draft picks placed on the waiver wire, along with sixth-round wide receiver Moritz Bohringer and seventh-round defensive lineman Stephen Weatherly.

(Vikings players cut:  G Willie Beavers, WR Moritz Bohringer, T Carter Bykowski, TE Kyle Carter, DT Kenrick Ellis, G Isame Faciane, LB Jake Ganus, RB C.J. Jam, DT Toby Johnson, DE Zach Moore, DE Denzell Perine, RB Jhurell Pressley, DT Travis Raciti, FB Blake Renaud, CB Tre Roberson, QB Brad Sorenson, QB Joel Stave.)

Here is the roster, as of Saturday, Sept 3:

Quarterbacks (2)
QB Sam Bradford
QB Shaun Hill

Running Backs (4)
RB Matt Asiata
FB Zach Line
RB Jerick McKinnon
RB Adrian Peterson

Wide Receivers (6)
WR Stefon Diggs
WR Charles Johnson
WR Cordarrelle Patterson
WR Adam Thielen
WR Laquon Treadwell
WR Jarius Wright

Tight Ends (4)
TE Rhett Ellison
TE David Morgan
TE MyCole Pruitt
TE Kyle Rudolph

Offensive Linemen (9)
C Joe Berger
G Alex Boone
T T.J. Clemmings
C Nick Easton
G Brandon Fusco
T Matt Kalil
G Zac Kerin
T Jeremiah Sirles
T Andre Smith

Defensive Linemen (8)
DT Sharrif Floyd
DE Everson Griffen
DE Danielle Hunter
DT Tom Johnson
DT Linval Joseph
DE Brian Robison
DT Shamar Stephen
DE Justin Trattou

Linebackers (7)
LB Anthony Barr
LB Kentrell Brothers
LB Audie Cole
LB Chad Greenway
LB Eric Kendricks
LB Emmanuel Lamur
LB Edmond Robinson

Defensive Backs (10)
CB Mackensie Alexander
S Anthony Harris
S Jayron Kearse
CB Captain Munnerlyn
CB Terence Newman
CB Xavier Rhodes
S Andrew Sendejo
CB Marcus Sherels
S Harrison Smith
CB Trae Waynes

Special Teams (3)
P Jeff Locke
LS Kevin McDermott
K Blair Walsh