The Minneapolis Star Tribune has been given the initial Vikings depth chart. We list out the starters here but check out their post for the full depth chart. A few interesting things to note, Asher Allen is ahead of Lito Sheppard at right corner, Ryan Longwell is listed as the kickoff specialist ahead of Rhys Lloyd, who was signed to be the kickoff specialist?. odd, and Albert Young is listed as the backup to Adrian Peterson not Toby Gerhardt.


Wide receiver: Bernard Berrian

Left tackle: Bryant McKinnie

Left guard: Steve Hutchinson

Center: John Sullivan

Right guard: Anthony Herrera

Right tackle: Phil Loadholt

Tight end: Visanthe Shiancoe

Wide receiver: Percy Harvin

Quarterback: Tarvaris Jackson

Fullback: Naufahu Tahi

Running back: Adrian Peterson, Albert Young


Left end: Ray Edwards

Nose tackle: Pat Williams

Under tackle: Kevin Williams

Right end: Jared Allen

Strong-side linebacker: Chad Greenway

Middle linebacker: E.J. Henderson

Weak-side linebacker: Ben Leber

Left cornerback: Antoine Winfield

Right cornerback: Asher Allen

Strong safety: Tyrell Johnson

Free safety: Madieu Williams


Punter: Chris Kluwe

Kicker: Ryan Longwell

Long snapper: Cullen Loeffler

Kickoffs: Ryan Longwell

Holder: Chris Kluwe

Kick returner: Percy Harvin, Darius Reynaud, Jaymar Johnson

Punt returner: Darius Reynaud, Jaymar Johnson, Percy Harvin, Bernard Berrian