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Vikings vs. Commanders Week 9 Inactives

LANDOVER, Maryland — The Minnesota Vikings (6-1) on Sunday announced the following players will be inactive against the Washington Commanders (4-4) in Week 9:

Outside linebacker Luiji Vilain

Outside linebacker Benton Whitley

Guard/center Chris Reed

Tackle Vederian Lowe

Receiver Jalen Nailor

Defensive lineman Esezi Otomewo

Defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson

View pregame photos as the Vikings prepare to take on the Commanders at FedExField in Week 9.

Tomlinson was ruled out because of a calf injury he suffered in Week 8 against Arizona. It is just the second game he's ever missed during his six seasons.

Nailor (illness) was downgraded to out Saturday.

Vilain is inactive for the second game in a row after making his NFL debut in Miami in Week 6.

Whitley was signed from Tennessee's practice squad during the Vikings bye week.

Reed, Lowe and Otomewo are inactive for a eighth consecutive game.

Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and Commanders.

Commanders Inactives

Receiver Jahan Dotson

Running back J.D. McKissic

Linebacker David Mayo

Linebacker Cole Holcomb

Defensive end Shaka Toney

Guard Chris Paul

Tight end Cole Turner