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News: Floyd (suspension) had two receptions for 16 yards in Friday's preseason loss at Seattle.
Impact: Floyd drew raves from head coach Mike Zimmer during training camp, but he hasn't been overly impressive during Minnesota's first two preseason games (four receptions for 36 yards). Floyd will miss the first four preseason games due a suspension. He'll battle Laquon Treadwell and Jarius Wright for the third receiver role when he returns. It was thought he had a clear lead after Zimmer's comments, but the first two preseason games are leaving some doubt.
News: Coley had two receptions for 17 yards in Friday's preseason loss at Seattle.
Impact: While not as impressive as his first preseason game (three receptions for 67 yards), Coley looks to be perhaps the leader for a final wide receiver spot on the roster.
News: McKinnon lost six yards on his only rushing attempt and had one reception for eight yards in Friday's preseason loss at Seattle. He also gained ten yards on his only kickoff return.
Impact: McKinnon missed Minnesota's first preseason game with a lower leg injury. He would begin the season as the backup to Dalvin Cook if Latavius Murray (ankle) remains out, however, McKinnon doesn't otherwise look to have a significant role in the offense. He could win the kickoff return job as he's battling Rodney Adams and Stacey Coley for the role.
News: Adams had four receptions for 26 yards, returned a punt for nine yards and had two kickoffs for 17 yards. However, he lost a fumble on a kickoff return.
Impact: Adams' fumble was costly as it give Seattle great field position. Adams was thought to be the favorite for the kick return job, but ball security issues could cost him the role. Jerick McKinnon and seventh-rounder Stacy Coley are also in the mix for the kickoff return job.
News: Heinicke was 6-for-9 for 84 yards passing with a touchdown and interception in Friday's preseason loss at Seattle.
Impact: Heinicke bounced back after a poor first preseason game. However, he's clearly behind Case Keenum for the backup role. If he loses the battle, it's not clear if the Vikings will keep three quarterbacks on the 53-man roster.
News: Cook ran well in the first half against most of Seattle's starting defense in Friday's preseason game.
Impact: With the Vikings bringing back Latavius Murray slowly from ankle surgery in March, Cook had seven carries for 40 yards in the first half, including a 15-yarder. Cook also had one reception for 10 yards.
News: Cook ran well in the first half against most of Seattle's starting defense in Saturday's preseason game.
Impact: With the Vikings bringing back Latavius Murray slowly from ankle surgery in March, Cook had seven carries for 40 yards in the first half, including a 15-yarder. Cook also had one reception for 10 yards.
News: Hodges had two receptions for 54 yards, including a 21-yard touchdown, in Friday's preseason loss at Seattle.
Impact: Hodges had receptions of 33 and 21 yards. He mostly played late in the game with the third- and fourth-string offense. He's still likely the fourth TE at this point on the depth chart. However, this game was a needed boost for his outlook after initial reports from training camp indicated his development has been slow.