Amendola returns to Rams lineup

Wide receiver Danny Amendola is active for the St. Louis Rams

for Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings after missing two

games with a right heel injury.

Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield is active after being

questionable with a knee injury.

Amendola leads the Rams with 51 receptions with an 11.3-yard

average and two touchdowns despite missing five games overall. He

was probable after practicing throughout the week.

The 35-year-old Winfield was limited in practice Friday. Coach

Leslie Frazier had expected Winfield to be in the lineup but that

he’d consider limiting the cornerback’s playing time.

Wide receiver Steve Smith is among the Rams inactives.

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