Last week, Vikings draft picks Stefon Diggs and Edmond Robinson were healthy scratches against the San Francisco 49ers. Today, another rookie joins them as Mike Zimmer makes changes along the defensive line.
Daniele Hunter, the third-round selection out of LSU, played 20 snaps in the team’s Week 1 loss but will sit today’s matchup with the Lions in favor of veteran defensive end Justin Trattou. The two flip-flop positions, as Trattou was inactive last week but returns to fill in as a rotational end behind Everson Griffen and Brian Robison.
In total, six Vikings are inactive, per the team’s official website:
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