Vikings waive QB R.J. Archer
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The Minnesota Vikings are down to four quarterbacks.
It's an unsurprising move, given that Archer was a long shot to make the team as an undrafted rookie from William & Mary and there was little chance the Vikings would go to training camp with five quarterbacks.
However, it's worth noting the Vikings gave Archer more snaps in minicamp than Rosenfels, who yielded second-team reps behind Jackson to Webb in Favre's absence. Archer's release lowers the already slim chances the Vikings would try to move Rosenfels before camp opens on July 30.
The roster now stands at 81 players, meaning the Vikings will have to make one more roster move before signing the rest of their draft class. As of Tuesday morning, only two of their eight picks -- fifth-round linebacker Nate Triplett and seventh-round fullback Ryan D'Imperio -- were under contract.