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Justin Jefferson listed as questionable on Vikings final injury report vs. Bears

The Vikings also listed defensive lineman Khyiris Tonga and cornerback Akayleb Evans as questionable.
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The Minnesota Vikings have listed Justin Jefferson as questionable on their final injury report ahead of Monday's game against the Chicago Bears.

Jefferson has been working his way back from a hamstring injury suffered on Oct. 8 in a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and the Vikings opened a 21-day practice window to activate Jefferson on Nov. 8.

But Jefferson told reporters that he still isn't 100 percent and with the bye week looming and a 1.5-game lead for the final playoff spot in the NFC, they could still err on the side of caution and hold Jefferson out until the Dec. 10 game against the Las Vegas Raiders.

"We want to find that balance where we're not pushing him too far, too soon," Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell said on Saturday. "We're in constant communication with him throughout practice and see how he recovers ... "It's been good to see him back out there in the huddle with the guys and I know everyone is pretty fired up for when we get him back.."

Jefferson has missed six games with the injury, but the Vikings have gone 5-1 in his absence including a five-game winning streak that was snapped with last week's win against the Denver Broncos. 

The Vikings also listed defensive lineman Khyris Tonga as questionable as a knee injury and cornerback Akayleb Evans as questionable with a calf injury.

The Bears have listed starting cornerback Tyrique Stevenson as questionable with an ankle injury while running back D'Onta Foreman (ankle/shin) and offensive lineman Larry Brown (illness) are listed as doubtful. Linebacker Noah Sewell is listed as out with a knee injury.