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Justin Jefferson still questionable for Broncos game; Evans and Hall out

Jefferson has missed the previous five games with a hamstring injury

For the second consecutive week, the Vikings are listing Justin Jefferson as questionable on their final injury report.

Jefferson is nearing a return after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 5 against the Chiefs. Minnesota have gone 5-0 without Jefferson in the lineup. Head coach Kevin O'Connell said Jefferson "continued his ramp [up] and was listed as limited [in practice]."

Cornerback Akayleb Evans has been ruled out for Sunday night's game against the Broncos with a calf injury. Either Mekhi Blackmon or Andrew Booth Jr. will be set to step up into the starting role in Evans' absence.

Quarterback Jaren Hall has also been ruled out with a concussion, with O'Connell noting that Hall still has a bit to go in the concussion protocol before he can be ready for gameday.

With Hall out, O'Connell says that the team expects Nick Mullens will be the team's backup on Sunday. Mullens is returning from injured reserve with a back injury. Sean Mannion was the backup to Joshua Dobbs for this past Sunday's win over the New Orleans Saints.

Alexander Mattison (concussion), Brian Asamoah II (ankle) and Chris Reed (foot) are all listed as questionable on Friday's report.

T.J. Hockenson, Joshua Dobbs, K.J. Osborn and Dean Lowry will enter the weekend without injury designations after appearing on the team's injury report throughout the week