EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -Minnesota Vikings quarterback Gus Frerotte doubtful for the game Sunday against Arizona with a lower back injury.
That means backup Tarvaris Jackson likely will start against the Cardinals as the Vikings look to stay a game ahead of Chicago in the NFC North.
Coach Brad Childress says Frerotte is improving and will continue to be evaluated on Saturday and Sunday. But all signs point to Jackson being under center. He took all the snaps in practice this week and played very well in emergency duty last week against Detroit.
Right tackle Artis Hicks also is doubtful with an elbow injury. Defensive ends Jared Allen and Brian Robison are questionable with knee injuries.
Kick returner Darius Reynaud is out with a bad foot.

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Seahawks vs. Cardinals Pick Will Sunday night be a defensive struggle between NFC West rivals the Seahawks and Cardinals at 8:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Patriots vs. Steelers Pick Even with Ben Roethlisberger out, will the Patriots and Steelers still rack up a ton of points Sunday at 4:25PM ET?
Thumbnail Bucs vs. 49ers Pick Will both the Bucs and 49ers offenses struggle on Sunday when the two teams clash at 4:05PM ET in San Francisco?
Thumbnail Vikings vs. Eagles Pick Will the undefeated Vikings shut down rookie quarterback Carson Wentz and the Eagles when the two teams clash in Week 7?
Thumbnail Colts vs. Titans Pick Will the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans find enough offense to hit the under when they meet up this Sunday at 1PM...
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages