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Updated: November 7th, 2013 6:14pm
Vikings inactives: Josh Freeman active, Floyd to start for Guion

Vikings inactives: Josh Freeman active, Floyd to start for Guion

by Andrew Krammer
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MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings have more injured or unable players than available inactive spots. 

Running back Matt Asiata (personal), left guard Charlie Johnson (elbow), right tackle Phil Loadholt (concussion), tight end Kyle Rudolph (foot), safety Jamarca Sanford (groin), cornerback Chris Cook (hip) and defensive tackle Fred Evans (knee) are inactive against the Washington Redskins on Thursday night. 

Defensive tackle Letroy Guion (shoulder) was listed as doubtful and rookie Sharrif Floyd will take his place in the starting lineup at nose. 

Other lineup changes include cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who will start in place of Cook. Safety Mistral Raymond will start for Sanford again with Robert Blanton rotating. 

Tight end Rhett Ellison was listed as questionable with an ankle injury and is active, but may not play. Tight end John Carlson will start in place of Rudolph, who begins his four-to-six week recovery with his first missed game on Thursday night. 

Reserve lineman Joe Berger will start at left guard and swing tackle J'Marcus Webb will open at right tackle. 

The Washington Redskins inactives: quarterback Rex Grossman, running back Chris Thompson, safety Jose Gumbs, linebacker Brandon Jenkins, guard Josh LeRibeus, tight end Fred Davis and nose tackle Chris Neild. 

Andrew Krammer covers the Minnesota Vikings for He previously covered the Gophers men's basketball team for the Minnesota Daily.
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