Wide receiver Stefon Diggs will indeed be in the lineup this afternoon as the Vikings play the Eagles here at Lincoln Financial Field.
Diggs, who missed the Week 5 win over the Texans due to a groin injury, is active after practicing three straight days this week. He was officially listed as questionable after getting in a full practice Friday.
Diggs is one of only four active wide receivers for the Vikings. Laquon Treadwell, who has been dealing with a thumb injury, and Jarius Wright, who has been hobbled by an ankle injury, will not play. It’s unclear if they are being held out due to their injuries or were simply scratched.
Treadwell, the team’s first-round draft pick this year, has played in three of six games so far and is still looking for his first NFL catch.
Also inactive for the Vikings today as they look to improve to 6-0 are offensive linemen Nick Easton and Willie Beavers, linebacker Kentrell Brothers, tight end MyCole Pruitt and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd.
Running back Ronnie Hillman is active for the first time in his Vikings career.
If you’re looking to kill some time before kickoff, I recommend reading my colleague Andrew Krammer’s story on former NDSU star Carson Wentz, who will start at quarterback for the Eagles this afternoon.