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Vikings Release OL Brandon Fusco & Mike Harris

The Minnesota Vikings announced the release of offensive linemen Brandon Fusco and Mike Harris on Friday.

Fusco, 28, is a former sixth-round pick of the Vikings back in 2011. He was entering the fourth year of his six-year, $26 million contract that included $6 million guaranteed and set to make a base salary of $3.87 million for the 2017 season.

According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Fusco and Harris will free up $3.3 million in available cap space while creating $1.6 million in dead money.

In 2016, Fusco had appeared in 14 games for the Vikings and is rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 63 guard out of 72 qualifying players.

Harris, 28, originally signed on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of UCLA back in 2012. He spent two years with the Chargers before he was waived at the start of the 2014 season and later claimed by the Vikings. Last year, Minnesota re-signed him to a one-year, $1.9 million contract.

In 2015, Harris apepared in all 16 games for the Vikings but he was placed on the non-football injury list last July and didn’t play at all this past season.

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