MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that the team is releasing wide receiver Jordan Taylor and cornerback Bene Benwikere.

Both players are NFL veterans and were added to the Vikings roster during the offseason. Both made appearances in preseason games.

The Vikings’ final preseason game is slated for Thursday against the Buffalo Bills.

By the weekend, the Vikings will need to slim the team’s roster down to 53 players.