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Vikings | Michael Floyd inactive

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:00:34 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Floyd (hamstring) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 7 game.

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Vikings | Week 7 inactives for Vikings

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:48:38 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OT Aviante Collins, CB Mackensie Alexander, WR Michael Floyd, OT Nick Easton, QB Sam Bradford, WR Stefon Diggs, DE Tashawn Bower inactive for Week 7.

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Ravens | Benjamin Watson likely to play

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:19:33 -0700

Baltimore Ravens TE Benjamin Watson (knee) is expected to play in Week 7's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Fantasy Tip: Watson was listed as questionable on the injury report after putting in a limited practice session Friday, Oct. 20. He only has 30 receiving yards over the last two contests and has a challenging matchup this afternoon, so he should be avoided in most fantasy formats.

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Vikings | Michael Floyd optimistic

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:08:25 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Floyd (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 7 but said he is optimistic about his chances of playing. Floyd also said he would like to see more targets in the passing game.

Fantasy Tip: Floyd has recorded two catches and 24 yards in two games this season and has been targeted four times during that span. He could receive some more playing time this week with Stefon Diggs sidelined but should be avoided in fantasy leagues.

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Vikings | Sam Bradford could return this year

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 05:46:19 -0700

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer believes QB Sam Bradford (knee) will be able to resume playing later this season.

Fantasy Tip: Bradford was ruled out for Week 7's game versus the Baltimore Ravens after not practicing at all during the week and no official timetable has been established for his return. Case Keenum will continue to serve as the Vikings' starter in his absence but only has value in two-quarterback leagues or as a possible bye-week replacement.

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Vikings | Tough sledding for Latavius Murray

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:48:08 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray is averaging 2.6 yards on 25 carries in the two games since RB Dalvin Cook (knee) was injured.

Fantasy Tip: Murray has been splitting time with Jerick McKinnon in Cook's absence, but McKinnon has been the more explosive and versatile back. Murray is a low-upside flex play against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7, and McKinnon has RB2 upside in PPR formats.

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Vikings | Jerick McKinnon is good to go

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:25:07 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon (ankle) practiced in full on Friday, Oct. 20, and he has been removed from the injury report ahead of the Week 7 game with the Baltimore Ravens.

Fantasy Tip: McKinnon is likely to see a healthy amount of work against the Ravens, especially in the pass game, as Case Keenum will be without Stefon Diggs again. McKinnon is a respectable RB2 or flex option in most fantasy leagues, but especially so in PPR formats.

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Vikings | Stefon Diggs ruled out for Week 7

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:24:29 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (groin) did not practice Friday, Oct. 20, and he has been ruled out for Week 7 against the Baltimore Ravens.

Fantasy Tip: With Diggs sidelined it will mean more work for Adam Thielen, as well as Kyle Rudolph and Jerick McKinnon in the pass game.

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Vikings | Minnesota injury report for Friday

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:23:59 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford (knee), WR Stefon Diggs (groin) and C Nick Easton (calf) did not practice Friday, Oct. 20, and have been ruled out for Week 7 against the Baltimore Ravens. CB Mackensie Alexander (hip), CB Tramaine Brock (hamstring), WR Michael Floyd (hamstring) and OT Riley Reiff (ankle) were limited participants in practice and are listed as questionable. LB Anthony Barr (ankle, concussion), LB Emmanuel Lamur (ribs), RB Jerick McKinnon (ankle), CB Xavier Rhodes (shoulder), S Andrew Sendejo (groin) and WR Laquon Treadwell (toe) were all removed from the injury report after going through practice in some capacity.

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Vikings | Sam Bradford to sit versus Baltimore

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:49:19 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford (knee) has been ruled out and Case Keenum will start again versus the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

Fantasy Tip: As expected. Keenum is not an advisable streaming option most weeks and this one is no exception. Bradford has yet to practice since aggravating his knee injury in Week 5 and remains without a timeline. It might not be long before Teddy Bridgewater gets a chance.

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Vikings | Minnesota's Thursday injury report

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:19:10 -0700

Minnesota Vikings OG Nick Easton (calf) and WR Michael Floyd (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 19. CB Mackensie Alexander (hip), LB Anthony Barr (concussion, ankle) and CT Tramaine Brock (hamstring) were limited. LB Emmanuel Lamur (ribs), CB Xavier Rhodes (shoulder), SS Andrew Sendejo (groin) and WR Laquon Treadwell (toe) participated fully

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Vikings | Jerick McKinnon fully healthy

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:14:14 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon (ankle) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Oct. 19.

Fantasy Tip: McKinnon has taken the NFL by storm since he was integrated as the featured running back two weeks ago. In those games, he has averaged 122.5 total yards, 5.5 catches and 1.5 touchdowns. The Baltimore Ravens have been susceptible to the running game this year, too, so start McKinnon as a low-end RB1 to high-end RB2.

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Vikings | No practice for Sam Bradford

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:09:16 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford (knee) missed practice Thursday, Oct. 19.

Fantasy Tip: It seems as though Bradford will be sidelined for at least this week. He'll have some tough competition to best when he returns, too, with Teddy Bridgewater (knee) on the mend and Case Keenum playing well. Still, no Vikings quarterback can be trusted as a consistent weekly starter and Keenum is comfortably in QB2 territory this week versus a stingy Baltimore Ravens pass defense.

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Vikings | Stefon Diggs not at practice

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:03:56 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (groin) was unable to practice Thursday, Oct. 19.

Fantasy Tip: Diggs has already said his Week 7 status is up in the air after missing two practices in a row. On the apparent off chance he does play then he likely won't be full go. Have a contingency plan in place incase Diggs is inactive again.

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Vikings | Stefon Diggs unsure of status

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:07:47 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (groin) said his status for this weekend is up in the air at this point, adding that his 2016 groin injury was more severe than his current groin issue.

Fantasy Tip: Do the Vikings want to rest their star receiver another week to get him back to full health or are they willing to take a chance on aggravating Diggs' injury? If Diggs does play, he'd be facing one of the best pass defenses in the NFL in the Baltimore Ravens. Prospects are bleak for Diggs this week.

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