Prater played seven snaps on defense in Thursday's loss to Arizona but did not record a tackle. He was re-signed to the team on Tuesday before the game and got some playing time, showing how thin the Vikings are in the secondary. He could continue to get a few snaps per game the rest of the season.
The Vikings declared safety Ahmad Dixon, cornerback Shaun Prater, running back Henry Josey, linebackers Chad Greenway and Brandon Watts, offensive tackle Carter Bykowski and guard David Yankey inactive for the game against Chicago.
The Vikings listed tight end Kyle Rudolph as inactive Sunday at Miami. Rudolph was listed as doubtful with a knee and ankle injury. Other inactive players included safety Ahmad Dixon, cornerback Shaun Prater, fullback Zach Line, linebacker Anthony Barr, tackle Carter Bykowski and guard Charlie Johnson. The Vikings are 4 1/2-point underdogs.
The Vikings listed cornerback Shaun Prater, running back Jerick McKinnon, fullback Zach Line, linebacker Michael Mauti, linebacker Brandon Watts, guard David Yankey and tackle J'Marcus Webb as inactive for Week 13 against the Panthers.
The Vikings have listed Shaun Prater, Zach Line, Brandon Watts, David Yankey, Michael Harris, MarQueis Gray and Scott Crichton as inactive Week 11 against the Bears. Both Crichton and Harris entered the contest listed as questionable. Crichton is dealing with a hip injury. Harris has an ankle issue. The other five players listed are considered healthy scratches.