Last time against the Lions, Diggs had the first of his two straight 13-catch games. Diggs has an NFL-leading 33 receptions over the last three weeks.
In addition to Diggs, Newman and Sherels, the Vikings made QB Taylor Heinicke, T Rashod Hill, DT Sharrif Floyd and DE Stephen Weatherly inactive.
Harrison Smith, Eric Kendricks and Captain Munnerlyn, who were all listed as questionable, are active.
For the Lions, LB DeAndre Levy is inactive with a knee injury, but DE Ezekial Ansah and RB Theo Riddick will play. They were listed as questionable, along with Levy. Joining Levy as inactive for the Lions are S Don Carey, DT Khyri Thornton, QB Jake Rudock, T Cornelius Lucas, OL Joe Dahl and RB Justin Forsett