Ellison had two receptions for 18 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown, in Sunday's win at Oakland. Ellison has become a larger part of the passing game the last four weeks with five receptions and seven targets, but that's not enough for viable fantasy value in most formats.
Along with tight end Kyle Rudolph (groin), the Vikings listed tight ends Rhett Ellison (ankle), Chase Ford (hamstring/foot) and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (knee) as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets.
Vikings wideout Cordarrelle Patterson did little Week 12 against the Packers. Patterson finished with two catches for 18 yards during the contest. He dealt with ankle and knee issues throughout the game. Patterson left twice due to injury, but was able to return both times. The rest of the team's backup pass catchers failed to do much as well. Rhett Ellison caught two passes for 11 yards. Chase Ford had just one catch, but gained 13 yards. They'll look for more Week 13 against the Panthers.
The Vikings backup pass catchers didn't do much Week 11 against the Bears. Rhett Ellison caught just one ball, though he did make it count. In the first quarter, Ellison hauled in a 7 yard touchdown pass from Teddy Bridgewater. He did not factor into the game after that play. Greg Jennings also had one catch, gaining 4 yards. He left the game early due to an injury. Chase Ford also gained 4 yards on his only catch. The three will look for more Week 12 against the Packers.
The Vikings pass catchers failed to produce much Week 6. Tight end Chase Ford finished second in receiving after catching four passes for 37 yards. Greg Jennings managed to come up with three catches for 33 yards. Charles Johnson also got into the act, catching two passes for 22 yards. Jarius Wright, who has been strong lately, caught four balls, but gained just 17 yards. He did have a rushing attempt, and gained 21 yards. Rhett Ellison caught one pass for 4 yards. The group will take on the Bills Week 7.
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