Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway broke his hand during the Week 2 loss to the Patriots, but coach Mike Zimmer is hopeful Greenway will play Sunday at New Orleans, reports ESPN.com. Greenway has 10 tackles and a pass defensed in two games.
Vikings rookie linebacker Brandon Watts has returned to practice after missing a month with a left knee injury. He received second-team reps, per the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Watts played only in the first two preseason games before going down.