The Vikings announced Thursday they waived quarterback Pat Devlin. They also announced the signings of quarterback Mike Kafka and defensive end Caesar Rayford.
The Vikings signed defensive end Caesar Rayford on Wednesday, Rayford's representation, the Willis & Woy Sports group announced. Rayford attended the NFL veterans combine, which gave him another look for NFL teams. Rayford was last in the CFL and the Arena League. He was last in the NFL in 2013 when he was with the Cowboys.
The Cowboys have sliced their roster down to 53 with a slew of moves on Saturday. The have released the following offensive players: wide receivers Jamar Newsome, LaRon Byrd and Dezmon Briscoe, guards Stephen Goodin and Uche Nwaneri, running backs Ryan Williams, Phillip Tanner and D.J. Adams, tackle Josh Aladenoye, center Ronald Patrick and tight end Asa Watson. Among the defenders they let go are linemen Kenneth Boatright, Dartwan Bush and Caesar Rayford, cornerback Terrance Mitchell, safety Ryan Smithl and linebackers Dontravis Sapp, Will Smith and Keith Smith. The Cowboys also waived/injured linebacker Orie Lemon and defensive tackle Zach Minter while placing safety Jakar Hamilton and cornerback Orlando Scandrick on the reserve/suspended list.
The Cowboys cut linebacker Caesar Rayford, who made five tackles in seven games.
The Cowboys have listed the following players inactive for Week 4 at San Diego: wide receiver Miles Austin, cornerback Chris Greenwood, guard David Arkin, offensive lineman Phil Costa, tackle Darrion Weems, tight end Andre Smith and defensive end Caesar Rayford.