Conklin secured three of four targets for 57 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings' 33-27 loss to the Bears on Sunday.

The 25-year-old had a presence on the stat sheet for the second straight week, following up his solid 5-40 line against the Buccaneers with Sunday's showing, which included his first career touchdown. Conklin's elevated role over the last pair of contests is a direct byproduct of the absence of Kyle Rudolph (foot), so it would be difficult to trust it continuing were his veteran teammate to return for a Week 16 matchup against the Saints on Christmas Day.

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