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Vikings DE Griffen (illness) inactive vs. Chiefs


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Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen, who leads the team with three sacks, is inactive with an illness for Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Vikings will have just three defensive ends — Brian Robison, Danielle Hunter and Scott Crichton — active for the Week 6 game.

Vikings wide receiver Charles Johnson also will miss his second consecutive game with a rib injury. Rookie Stefon Diggs will start at split end.

Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali is active after being listed as questionable with a sore knee.

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