Vikings takeaway No. 3
Reinforcements are coming.
The fact that the Minnesota Vikings were able to get this win despite the issues with their roster is amazing. There were a few contributors who were missing on Sunday that could help the team greatly in future weeks.
Once cleared, star wide receiver Justin Jefferson and backup quarterback Nick Mullens will be eligible to return to the team from short-term injured reserve. If Jaren Hall can't clear concussion protocol, Minnesota will need Mullens so Khyiris Tonga isn't the team's primary backup or they don't have to elevate Sean Mannion.
Starting left tackle Christian Darrisaw was a late addition to the injury report and was inactive for this game. Although David Quessenberry did his best, Darrisaw is playing at elite levels this season and will be a huge asset to the Vikings offense.
These returns should help to make the Minnesota Vikings offense even more dangerous and fun to watch. The team has three games left on their schedule before the bye week and could use as many healthy hands on deck as possible.