Bradford, Diggs out Sunday for Vikings

Vikings keep Bradford, 4 other starters out of practice

The Minnesota Vikings are going to be a couple of key players short for their first meeting with the Green Bay Packers this year.

The Vikings will be without quarterback Sam Bradford and wide receiver Stefon Diggs for their home game Sunday against the Packers, the team announced Friday.

The Vikes have already been without star rookie running back Dalvin Cook, who tore his ACL in the Week 4 game against the Lions.

Bradford, who has been nursing a knee injury ever since Week 1, played briefly on Monday night against Chicago before being pulled after apparently re-injuring his knee. He started the game, but looked uncomfortable for most of his time on the field before being replaced by Case Keenum late in the second quarter.

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"I haven't had him running sprints", Zimmer said, "but he's been around". Starting safety Andrew Sendejo (groin) is listed as questionable after returning to practice Friday.

Diggs said Thursday that his groin injury is not as severe as the injury that hampered him for a good portion of last season.

Keenum will get his fourth start of the season against the Packers at U.S. Bank Stadium.

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