The Vikings took a whereas to procure Stefon Diggs enraged about their wild-card purchase, and the receiver is taking some time to procure abet to the note field this week.
Diggs missed Minnesota’s Tuesday note with an illness, and but again wasn’t on the field Wednesday in Eagan, Minnesota, per ESPN.
All by a convention call on Wednesday, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer became once requested if he had any project about Diggs’ location fascinating forward. His reply must soundless lend a hand ease any lingering doubts. “No, he is sick. He’ll be pretty,” Zimmer said per Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Diggs became once visibly upset on the sideline in the end of the first half of the Vikings’ upset over the Saints for a extraordinarily glaring reason: Diggs hadn’t been focused once within the game as much as that time. He later done with two receptions (three targets), alongside side a extraordinarily crucial purchase on third down in the end of Minnesota’s game-worthwhile touchdown pressure in time beyond law.
His availability is essential to the Vikings’ offensive hopes, as Minnesota is understandably great stronger with each Diggs and Adam Thielen on the field.
Security Jayron Kearse (toe, knee) and cornerback Mackensie Alexander (knee) also did no longer note. Alexander underwent arthroscopic surgical treatment to repair a diminutive poke in his lateral meniscus and may per chance no longer play Saturday towards the 49ers, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday. He may per chance additionally play but again if the Vikings manage to reach.
Zimmer devised a masterful defensive gameplan in their purchase over the Saints whereas also facing a choice of injuries in his secondary. Kearse’s attainable absence would supreme add to the list.