By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Vikings activated running back Alexander Mattison from the COVID-19 reserve list on Wednesday.

Mattison was on the list for 10 days and missed the team’s win over the Chicago Bears on Monday night.

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Kene Nwangwu backed up Dalvin Cook in Mattison’s stead and had 33 yards on only three carries. On the season, Mattison has 615 total yards and three touchdowns.

The 7-7 Vikings will be fighting for a playoff berth for the remainder of the season. They play the 10-4 Los Angeles Rams at home Sunday at noon.