The Vikings took a whereas to accept Stefon Diggs concerned on their wild-card utilize, and the receiver is taking a whereas to accept relief to the command field this week.
Diggs overlooked Minnesota’s Tuesday command with an sickness, and yet again wasn’t on the sphere Wednesday in Eagan, Minnesota, per ESPN.
Throughout a conference name on Wednesday, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer changed into asked if he had any peril about Diggs’ position transferring forward. His acknowledge must aloof relief ease any lingering doubts. “No, he’s sick. He’ll be exquisite,” Zimmer acknowledged per Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Diggs changed into visibly upset on the sideline at some level of the predominant half of the Vikings’ upset over the Saints for a extremely evident reason: Diggs hadn’t been centered as soon as in the game up to that level. He later completed with two receptions (three targets), at the side of a extremely well-known preserve on third down at some level of Minnesota’s sport-winning landing pressure in beyond regular time.
His availability is required to the Vikings’ offensive hopes, as Minnesota is understandably powerful stronger with both Diggs and Adam Thielen on the sphere.
Speaking of which, Thielen changed into restricted in Wednesday’s command with an ankle ruin. Safety Jayron Kearse (toe, knee) and cornerback Mackensie Alexander (knee) did no longer command. Alexander underwent arthroscopic surgical plot to restore a small ride in his lateral meniscus and can no longer play Saturday against the 49ers, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday. He could also play yet again if the Vikings organize to advance.
Zimmer devised a masterful defensive gameplan of their utilize over the Saints whereas also facing a alternative of injuries in his secondary. Kearse’s attainable absence would handiest add to the listing.