All three players entered the game listed as questionable. Brown is dealing with a shoulder injury. DeCoud has a hamstring issue. White is battling an ankle injury.
The team will also have
Thielen caught three passes for 68 yards and contributed a 44-yard touchdown reception from
His efforts led an otherwise mediocre performance by the wide receivers. Also contributing were
Johnson, a seventh-round pick who bounced around on two different rosters, has found a home for the future in Minnesota. He hauled in four of eight passes thrown of his way Sunday, leading the team in targets, and finished second with 103 yards, the first 100-yard performance of his career. More than half of the yards came on a 56-yard touchdown, his second in three games.
Johnson started to see his role increase in Week 11, when he had six receptions for 87 yards. In four games since, he is averaging 9.8 Fantasy points per game in standard scoring, thanks to a pair of touchdowns and 283 yards in four games.
Johnson's limited track record of success still makes him hard to rely on, however if you are in need of help at the wide receiver position for the final few weeks of the season, Johnson is well worth a pickup. He should also be viewed as a must-add player in all dynasty or keeper leagues.
Meanwhile, the following four players were designated as probable for Sunday:
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