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  Vikings | Minnesota's Week 1 injury report    Fri Sep 10, 02:20 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (knee) did not practice for a second consecutive day Friday, Sept. 10, and has been ruled out for Week 1 against the Cincinnati Bengals. OT Christian Darrisaw (groin) was limited in practice all week and has also been ruled out. TE Tyler Conklin (hamstring), S Josh Metellus (ankle), RB Alexander Mattison (ribs) and WR Dede Westbrook (knee) practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Vikings | Thursday practice report for Vikings    Thu Sep 9, 06:53 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 9. OT Christian Darrisaw (groin) was limited during practice, while S Josh Metellus (ankle), RB Alexander Mattison (ribs) and WR Dede Westbrook (knee) fully participated in practice.

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  Vikings | Wednesday practice report for MIN    Wed Sep 8, 05:11 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr (knee) and OT Christian Darrisaw (groin) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 8. S Josh Metellus (ankle), RB Alexander Mattison (ribs) and WR Dede Westbrook (knee) fully participated in practice.

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  Vikings | Minnesota's offense plays well in Week 17    Sun Jan 3, 05:08 PM

Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins went 28-for-40 for 405 yards and three touchdowns against the Detroit Lions in Week 17. He also recorded a rushing touchdown during the game. RB Alexander Mattison rushed for 95 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries and also caught three passes for 50 yards and one touchdown. WR Justin Jefferson caught nine passes for 133 yards on 12 targets and WR Adam Thielen caught four passes for 57 yards on five targets.

Footballguys view: Cousins set a career high for passing touchdowns in a season with 35 and Jefferson set the Super Bowl era rookie record for receiving yards in a season. The Vikings could have easily been a playoff team this year if it weren't a few inexplicable close losses and they should be better next season with a more settled defense than the one that went through transition during the season this year.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison on track to play    Fri Jan 1, 06:25 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (concussion) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.

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  Vikings | Week 17 injury report for Minnesota    Fri Jan 1, 02:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings DE Jalyn Holmes (groin), LB Eric Kendricks (calf), DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (chest), CB Cameron Dantzler (hamstring), CB Chris Jones (groin) and RB Dalvin Cook (personal) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 17 against the Detroit Lions. PK Dan Bailey (back) was upgraded to a limited practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is listed as questionable. LB Todd Davis (ribs), LB Troy Dye (concussion, hamstring), RB Alexander Mattison (concussion), FB C.J. Ham (quad) and DT Armon Watts (ankle) practiced in full Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison remains limited    Thu Dec 31, 06:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (concussion) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 31.

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  Vikings | Minnesota's Thursday practice report    Thu Dec 31, 03:51 PM

Minnesota Vikings DE Jalyn Holmes (groin), LB Eric Kendricks (calf), DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (chest), CB Cameron Dantzler (hamstring), CB Chris Jones (groin), PK Dan Bailey (back) and RB Dalvin Cook (personal) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 31. LB Todd Davis (ribs), LB Troy Dye (concussion, hamstring), RB Alexander Mattison (concussion) and FB C.J. Ham (quad) were limited. DT Armon Watts (ankle) practiced in full.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison listed as limited    Wed Dec 30, 04:51 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (concussion) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 30.

Footballguys view: Dalvin Cook is out for Week 17 due to personal reasons, so that means Mattison would be the lead back if he's cleared to play. If you're still going for your fantasy championship in Week 17, then consider Mattison as a RB2 with upside if he does play against the Lions.

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  Vikings | Week 16 Minnesota Vikings inactives    Fri Dec 25, 03:04 PM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared LB Todd Davis, FB C.J. Ham, LB Eric Kendricks, LB Troy Dye, TE Kyle Rudolph, DE Jalyn Holmes and RB Alexander Mattison inactive for Week 16.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison ruled out    Thu Dec 24, 07:08 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and has been ruled out for Week 16.

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  Vikings | Week 16 injury report for Minnesota    Thu Dec 24, 03:09 PM

Minnesota Vikings DE Jalyn Holmes (groin), LB Troy Dye (concussion, hamstring), RB Alexander Mattison (concussion), LB Eric Kendricks (calf) and TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 16 against the New Orleans Saints. LB Todd Davis (ribs) also did not practice all week and is listed as doubtful. DT Armon Watts (ankle) and FB C.J. Ham (quad) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 24, and are listed as questionable. DL Hercules Mata'afa (back), DT Jaleel Johnson (knee), DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (ankle) and CB Cameron Dantzler (foot) practiced in full Thursday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Vikings | Minnesota's Wednesday injury list    Wed Dec 23, 05:17 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Todd Davis (ribs), LB Troy Dye (concussion, hamstring), FB C.J. Ham (quadriceps), DE Jalyn Holmes (groin), LB Eric Kendricks (calf), RB Alexander Mattison (concussion) andd TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) didn't participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23. DL Armon Watts (ankle), CB Cameron Dantzler (foot), DT Jaleel Johnson (knee), DE Hercules Mata'afa (back) and DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (ankle) were limited.

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  Vikings | Tuesday's practice report for Minnesota    Tue Dec 22, 03:19 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Todd Davis (ribs), LB Troy Dye (concussion, hamstring), FB C.J. Ham (quad), DE Jalyn Holmes (groin), LB Eric Kendricks (calf), RB Alexander Mattison (concussion), TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) and DT Armon Watts (ankle) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Dec. 22. CB Cameron Dantzler (foot), DT Jaleel Johnson (knee), DL Hercules Mata'afa (back) and DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (ankle) were limited.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison listed as questionable    Fri Dec 18, 07:50 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 18, but is listed as questionable for Week 15.

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  Vikings | Week 15 injury report for Minnesota    Fri Dec 18, 02:32 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks (calf) and TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 15 against the Chicago Bears. FB C.J. Ham (quad), DT Armon Watts (back), DE Jordan Brailford (back) and DE D.J. Wonnum (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 18, and no longer appear on the injury report. RB Alexander Mattison (illness) was not given a practice status Friday but is also expected to play.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison listed as limited    Thu Dec 17, 08:50 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (illness) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 17.

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  Vikings | Thursday's practice report for Minnesota    Thu Dec 17, 06:29 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks (calf) and TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) did not participate in practice for a second straight day Thursday, Dec. 17. RB Alexander Mattison (illness), FB C.J. Ham (quad) and DT Armon Watts (back) were upgraded to a limited practice, while TE Jordan Brailford (back) practiced in a limited fashion for a second consecutive day. DE D.J. Wonnum (ankle) practiced in full.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison sidelined Wednesday    Wed Dec 16, 05:00 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (illness) didn't participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.

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  Vikings | Week 14 Minnesota Vikings inactives    Sun Dec 13, 11:34 AM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared WR K.J. Osborn, RB Alexander Mattison, TE Kyle Rudolph, CB Dylan Mabin, LB Eric Kendricks and OL Olisaemeka Udoh inactive for Week 14.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison to miss Week 14    Fri Dec 11, 08:03 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (illness) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 11, and has been ruled out for Week 14.

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  Vikings | Week 14 injury report for Minnesota    Fri Dec 11, 02:10 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks (calf) and RB Alexander Mattison (illness) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 14 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) also did not practice all week and is listed as doubtful. TE Irv Smith (back) was limited in practice for a second consecutive day Friday, Dec. 11, and is listed as questionable. WR Chad Beebe (non-injury) was added to the injury report and did not practice Friday but is expected to play. CB Jeff Gladney (calf), C Garrett Bradbury (abdomen), OT Riley Reiff (ankle), DE D.J. Wonnum (ankle, back), OG Ezra Cleveland (ankle) and C Brett Jones (neck) practiced in full Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

Footballguys view: Kendricks being out helps Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady's matchup outlook. Mike Boone and Ameer Abdullah will back up Dalvin Cook with Mattison still recovering from an appendectomy. Smith will be a decent tight end play if he can go since Rudolph'd 98 game starting streak is likely to end.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison misses practice    Thu Dec 10, 09:23 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 10.

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  Vikings | Thursday's practice report for Minnesota    Thu Dec 10, 02:27 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks (calf), RB Alexander Mattison (illness) and TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 10. TE Irv Smith (back), C Garrett Bradbury (abdomen), OL Ezra Cleveland (ankle), CB Jeff Gladney (calf), OT Riley Reiff (ankle) and LB D.J. Wonnum (ankle, back) were limited. C Brett Jones (beck) practiced in full.

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  Vikings | Wednesday practice report from Minnesota    Wed Dec 9, 05:15 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks (calf), RB Alexander Mattison and TE Irv Smith (back) didn't participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 9. C Garrett Bradbury (abdomen), OL Ezra Cleveland (ankle), CB Jeff Gladney (calf), OT Riley Reiff (ankle) and LB D.J. Wonnum (ankle, back) were limited. C Brett Jones (beck) was listed as a full participant.

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  Vikings | Week 13 Minnesota Vikings inactives    Sun Dec 6, 11:37 AM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared RB Alexander Mattison, S Curtis Riley, LB D.J. Wonnum, WR Tajae Sharpe, TE Irv Smith, CB Dylan Mabin and OL Olisaemeka Udoh inactive for Week 13.

Footballguys view: Mike Boone will back up Dalvin Cook with Mattson recovering from an appendectomy.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison has appendix removed    Sat Dec 5, 04:58 PM

Updating a previous story, Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (appendix) had appendicitis and underwent successful surgery, according to a source Saturday, Dec. 5.

Footballguys view: Mattison is out in Week 13. That means Ameer Abdullah and Mike Boone will work as the backups to Dalvin Cook on Sunday.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison to miss Week 13    Sat Dec 5, 02:56 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (illness) on Saturday, Dec. 5, was downgraded to out for the team's Week 13 game Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars with an unspecified illness.

Footballguys view: The 'illness' is an appendectomy, so Mattison is recovering this week. He's a backup to Dalvin Cook, so now that job goes to Ameer Abdullah and Mike Boone in Week 13.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison runs it 12 times    Sun Nov 8, 10:57 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison rushed 12 times for 69 yards in Week 9 against the Detroit Lions.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison barely sees the field    Sun Nov 1, 09:23 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison ran three times for eight yards and didn't see a target at the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Nov. 1, in Week 8.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison struggles in Week 6    Sun Oct 18, 06:13 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison rushed for 26 yards on 10 carries against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 6.

Footballguys view: Mattison was one of the biggest busts of Week 6 as his team fell behind early and he also failed to make an impact on the touches he did get. The Vikings are on bye next week and Dalvin Cook should return after that, so this was a huge letdown if just got Mattison off of the waiver wire this week or played him in DFS.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison eager for opportunity    Thu Oct 15, 10:09 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison said he is ready to handle a big role if RB Dalvin Cook (groin) can't play against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 6. 'As a running back, the more touches you get, the more you can get in a rhythm,' Mattison said.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison shines in relief    Mon Oct 12, 12:36 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison had 20 carries for 112 yards in a Week 5 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He also caught three passes for 24 yards.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison scores touchdown    Sun Oct 4, 06:46 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison rushed seven times for 17 yards and a touchdown in Week 4 against the Houston Texans and he was not targeted in the

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison piles up 80 yards    Sun Sep 13, 11:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison rushed six times for 50 yards and caught four passes for 30 yards in a 43-34 loss to the Green Bay Packers in Week 1.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison loves running inside    Mon May 18, 09:43 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison ran in between the guards on only 17 of his 100 carries as a rookie, but he led all running backs with 6.2 yards per carry on those runs (minimum 100 attempts), according to Sports Info Solutions.

Footballguys view: Mattison is a talented back who could thrive with a starting role. Unfortunately for him, he's backing up Dalvin Cook. That makes Mattison a high-value handcuff for Fantasy GMs in 2020.

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  Vikings | Tackling Alexander Mattison a chore in 2019    Wed Apr 1, 11:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison averaged a broken tackle once every 9.1 carries on his 100 rushing attempts in 2019 - good for the eighth-best mark in the league among qualified rushers.

Footballguys view: Mattison isn't as talented as Dalvin Cook, but the team would not see a huge dropoff if he was thrust into the starting role. We like his game and at times last year Mattison looked like Cook on the field. He'll be a high-value handcuff in 2020.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison not used much    Sun Jan 12, 11:48 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison was on the field for only two offensive snaps during the Divisional Round playoff game and finished with three yards on one carry.

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  Vikings | Minnesota moving on to next round    Sun Jan 5, 04:36 PM

Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins went 19-for-31 for 242 yards and one touchdown against the New Orleans Saints in the Wild Card playoff game. RB Dalvin Cook rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries and caught three passes for 36 yards. RB Alexander Mattison rushed for 20 yards on five carries and caught one pass for 10 yards. WR Adam Thielen caught seven passes for 129 yards on nine targets. TE Kyle Rudolph caught four passes for 31 yards and one touchdown on seven targets, while WR Stefon Diggs caught two passes for 19 yards on three targets.

Footballguys view: Cousins was able to make big plays when it counted...essentially for the first time in his career. He was not known for making plays in big or primetime games but Cousins was money on Sunday. The Vikings ran the ball well and controlled the tempo of the game with their rushing attack. It will be a battle of two similarly structured offenses in the Divisional Round as they take on the 49ers.

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  Vikings | Wild Card injury report for Vikings    Fri Jan 3, 04:38 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Mackensie Alexander (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 3, and has been ruled out for the Wild Card playoff game. DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (hamstring) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. LB Eric Kendricks (quadriceps), DE Stephen Weatherly (illness), S Andrew Sendejo (illness), S Jayron Kearse (foot), RB Alexander Mattison (ankle), CB Xavier Rhodes (ankle) and DT Shamar Stephen (knee) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison practicing in full    Thu Jan 2, 05:08 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (ankle) practice in full Thursday, Jan. 2.

Footballguys view: Mattison should be back in action this weekend. He'll be the backup once again to Dalvin Cook who is also returning after missing time with a shoulder injury.

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  Vikings | Thursday's practice report for Minnesota    Thu Jan 2, 03:17 PM

Minnesota Vikings CB Mackensie Alexander (knee), S Andrew Sendejo (illness) and DE Stephen Weatherly (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 2. LB Eric Kendricks (quad), DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (hamstring) and CB Mike Hughes (neck) were limited. RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder), S Jayron Kearse (foot), RB Alexander Mattison (ankle), CB Xavier Rhodes (ankle) and DT Shamar Stephen (knee) practiced in full.

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  Vikings | Wednesday practice report for Vikings    Wed Jan 1, 05:11 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks (quadriceps), DE Stephen Weatherly (illness), CB Mackensie Alexander (knee) and S Andrew Sendejo (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 1. DE Ifeadi Odenigbo (hamstring) was limited during practice. CB Mike Hughes (neck), S Jayron Kearse (foot), RB Alexander Mattison (ankle), CB Xavier Rhodes (ankle) and DT Shamar Stephen (knee) fully participated in practice.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison expects to play    Wed Jan 1, 03:37 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (ankle) said he expects to play in the Wild Card playoff game.

Footballguys view: Mattison should play but it will be as a reserve player behind returning starter Dalvin Cook. So long as Cook is healthy, Mattison won't get more than a few touches here and there.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison won't play in Week 17    Sun Dec 29, 11:44 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (ankle) is not active for Week 17's game against the Chicago Bears.

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  Vikings | Week 17 Minnesota Vikings inactives    Sun Dec 29, 11:37 AM

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OT Riley Reiff, RB Alexander Mattison, DL Shamar Stephen, RB Dalvin Cook, LB Anthony Barr, OT Brian O'Neill and LB Eric Kendricks inactive for Week 17.

Footballguys view: Ameer Abdullah and Mike Boone will get the work in the backfield. Kirk Cousins, Stefon Diggs, and Adam Thielen are also expected to get less than their normal snap counts.

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  Vikings | Alexander Mattison listed as questionable    Fri Dec 27, 06:42 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 27, and is listed as questionable for Week 17.

Footballguys view: The Vikings will err on the side of caution with Mattison and any other player than is less than 100% or crucial to their efforts. Look for Ameer Abdullah to lead the backfield in touches against the Bears.

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  Vikings | Minnesota's Week 17 injury report    Fri Dec 27, 05:06 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks (quad) did not practice all week and has been ruled out fow Week 17 against the Chicago Bears. RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder) was limited all week and has also been ruled out. RB Alexander Mattison (ankle) was a limited participant in practice all week, while CB Mackensie Alexander (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 27; both players are listed as questionable. S Jayron Kearse (foot) was a full participant in practice all week and is also listed as questionable. CB Xavier Rhodes (knee) and DT Shamar Stephen (ankle) fully participated in practice all week and no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Vikings | Limited practice for Alexander Mattison    Thu Dec 26, 04:54 PM

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 26.

Footballguys view: The Vikings should rest Mattison this week to have him as strong as possible for the wild card round with Dalvin Cook suffering multiple shoulder injuries late in the season.

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  Vikings | Minnesota's Thursday practice report    Thu Dec 26, 04:04 PM

Minnesota Vikings LB Eric Kendricks (quad) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26. RB Dalvin Cook (shoulder) and RB Alexander Mattison (ankle) were limited. CB Xavier Rhodes (knee), DT Shamar Stephen (ankle) and S Jayron Kearse ((foot) practiced in full.

Footballguys view: Kendricks will almost certainly sit this week with the Vikings unable to change their playoff position. He should try to gut it out against Minnesota's wild card opponent.

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