-- SS Corey Chavous played against the Bears with a sprained right knee. He made it through the game without aggravating the injury.
FS Jack Brewer, the Vikings' best special teams player, suffered a chest injury
in the final preseason game and is expected to miss at least one more game.
"Jack Brewer continues to improve, although I don't expect him to practice this
week," coach Mike Tice said.
-- WR D'Wayne Bates bruised his
foot against the Bears, but probably will play against the
-- RB Doug Chapman missed the Bears game because of a
high ankle sprain. He should be able to play this week.
Brian Russell will be moved from a contain role on kickoff coverage to a
playmaker's role inside. Until Jack Brewer returns, the Vikings need somebody to
make a tackle on kickoffs.
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