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Vikings vs. Packers Inactives for Week 17 of 2023

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings announced the following players will be inactive for their Week 17 home game against the Green Bay Packers:

Cornerback Byron Murphy, Jr.

Quarterback Joshua Dobbs (emergency QB)

Safety Theo Jackson

Guard Chris Reed

Tackle Hakeem Adeniji

Receiver Jalen Nailor

Defensive lineman Jaquelin Roy

View pregame photos as the Vikings get set for the Week 17 Sunday Night Football matchup against the Packers at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Murphy is dealing with a knee injury he suffered in Week 15 at Cincinnati.

Jackson is dealing with a toe injury. Nailor remains in concussion protocol from a helmet-to-helmet hit at Las Vegas in Week 14. Roy suffered an ankle injury last week against Detroit.

The list means right tackle Brian O'Neill is set to return, safety Lewis Cine is active for the first time since Week 6 and tight end Nick Muse is active for the first time this season.

View photos of the Vikings arriving at U.S. Bank Stadium ahead of the Week 17 Sunday Night Football matchup vs. the Packers.

Vikings rookie quarterback Jaren Hall is set to make his second career start and play for the first time since Week 9 at Atlanta. Nick Mullens, who has started the past two games, will be the backup. Dobbs would only be eligible to enter the game if Hall and Mullens suffer injuries.

Minnesota signed Anthony Barr from its practice squad on Friday.

The Vikings placed linebacker Troy Dye on Injured Reserve Saturday. The Vikings signed defensive lineman T.J. Smith and linebacker Nick Vigil to their 53-man roster and elevated cornerback Jaylin Williams and receiver Lucky Jackson from their practice squad on Saturday.

Packers Inactives

Green Bay announced the following players are inactive:

Receiver Christian Watson

Receiver Dontayvion Wicks

Linebacker Brenton Cox, Jr.

Linebacker De'Vondre Campbell

Tackle Caleb Jones

The Packers suspended cornerback Jaire Alexander earlier this week and on Saturday placed cornerback Eric Stokes on Injured Reserve.