MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings middle linebacker E.J. Henderson has been cleared to play against Tampa Bay despite left knee soreness.
Henderson missed practice Thursday and Friday and was listed as questionable for Sunday. But he is in the lineup to face the Buccaneers.
Inactive players for the Vikings include five late-round draft picks: cornerback Brandon Burton, safety Mistral Raymond, center Brandon Fusco, tackle DeMarcus Love and defensive end D’Aundre Reed. Reserves defensive end Adrian Awasom and wide receiver Greg Camarillo are also inactive.
For the Bucs, wide receiver Sammie Stroughter, tackles Demar Dotson and James Lee, running back Allen Bradford, cornerbacks Myron Lewis and Anthony Gaitor and safety Larry Asante are inactive — all backups.
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