Dealing with ankle injury
Jefferson (ankle) missed Wednesday's practice with an ankle injury.
It's a new injury, same as the foot issue that kept fellow wideout Adam Thielen off the practice field Wednesday. However, both played at least 90 percent of snaps in Sunday's 19-17 win over Detroit, and there hasn't been a report to suggest either injury is serious. All eyes will be on Minnesota's injury report Thursday, as the star wideouts are joined by RBs Dalvin Cook (ankle) and Alexander Mattison (shoulder), the latter of whom also missed Wednesday's practice.
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The Vikings released Abdullah on Tuesday.
Nwangwu (knee) was activated from injured reserve Tuesday.
Westbrook had two receptions for 13 yards on two targets in Sunday's win at Carolina. He also had three punt returns for a 2.3-yard average.
Osborn had six receptions for 78 yards on seven targets, including a game-winning 27-yard touchdown in overtime in Sunday's win at Carolina.
Mattison had three carries for 10 yards in Sunday's win at Carolina.
Cousins completed 33 of 48 pass attempts for 373 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's 34-28 overtime win over the Panthers.
Conklin had three receptions (five targets) for 71 yards in Sunday's 34-28 win over the Panthers.
Jefferson (ankle) had eight receptions (14 targets) for 80 yards while losing a fumble in Sunday's 34-28 overtime victory over the Panthers.
Thielen (foot) corralled 11 of 13 targets for 126 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 34-28 overtime win over the Panthers.
Cook (ankle) rushed 29 times for 140 yards and a touchdown while catching both of his targets for three yards in Sunday's 34-28 overtime win over Carolina.