Injury-ravaged Vikings get WR Stefon Diggs back at practice

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) catches a 25-yard touchdown pass over Green Bay Packers cornerback Damarious Randall, right, during the second half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. The Detroit Lions hosts the Minnesota Vikings in a matchup of first-place teams in the NFC North on Thanksgiving Day. Detroit cornerback Darius Slay hopes to help his defense limit receiver Stefon Diggs after he had a career-high 13 receptions in the previous matchup. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King, File)
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs has returned to practice, after being held out of the previous game because of a knee injury.

The Vikings missed Diggs during their 16-13 loss at Detroit last week. The team's leader with 67 receptions and 747 yards has missed two of 11 games this season.

With a daunting matchup against NFL-leading Dallas on Thursday, the Vikings will be better off with a full week of practice unlike the three days between games they had before playing the Lions. Cornerback Terence Newman (neck) and punt returner Marcus Sherels (ribs) didn't suit up for that game, either.

Newman has also returned to practice this week, but Sherels was held out both Sunday and Monday.

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