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Vikings Versus Chargers: Who Isn’t Expected To Play

Teddy Bridgewater is supposed to play an Adrian Peterson isn’t.

After a long week of Mike Zimmer’s media dealings dominating the conversation we are finally in the final minutes of speculation, which will soon give way to actual preseason football. Normally, the third preseason game is thoughts of as a “dress rehearsal,” but today’s action will be absent of a number of key contributors on the Vikings side.

Before we get to the “inactives” (in quotes because the list isn’t exactly official in the preseason), we offer up some of our articles from this last week that you might have missed. After all, you have to do something leading up to the first kickoff to take place in U.S. Bank Stadium.

Okay, on to the inactives:

About 90 minutes prior to kickoff, Teddy Bridgewater was on the field throwing passes during warmups, and he is still expected to play today.

The Vikings have announced who will not dress today today:


There are obviously some concerning names on that list, especially Rhodes and Kalil, but this is also an opportunity to see T.J. Clemmings and Trae Waynes in some extended action.

Enjoy the game, everybody. And here is hoping the Vikings roster comes out of it as healthy as they were going in.


Adam Warwas

Adam Warwas (Founder) has been writing about the Vikings for a total of eight years. Five of those years have been here at Vikings Territory where he continues to surround himself with enough talented individuals that people keep coming back. As proud as he is of what Vikings Territory has become, his real treasures are in his home... a beautiful wife and three amazing children (and a dog named Percy).

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4 years ago

yeah, big thing is no major injuries. wanna win our first game in the new stadium, but the 9-18 phacker game is the really big one