|ADP:||Round: 4, Pick: 4|
|Ht / Wt:||6'0" / 195 lb.|
|Born:||November 29, 1993|
|Drafted:||2015 / Rd. 5 (146)|
Diggs joined his teammates last week and is practicing again Wednesday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: Diggs missed the first round of OTAs and part of the second round while dealing with "house stuff" in the Washington D.C. area, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports. He still found plenty of time to work out and shouldn't miss a beat now that he's back with the Vikings.
Diggs was not in attendance for OTAs on Wednesday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: Diggs was the only player not in attendance and it's believed he's missed most, if not all, of the offseason program. The 25-year-old is set to embark on the first year of the five-year, $72 million contract extension he signed with Minnesota last summer and isn't known to be tending to a significant injury. Mandatory minicamp begins June 11 for the Vikings.
Diggs brought in eight of 10 targets for 47 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings' 24-10 loss to the Bears on Sunday.
Analysis: Diggs paced the Vikings in receptions, yardage and targets, while also notching a receiving score for the third straight game. The 25-year-old hadn't seen double-digit targets since Week 12, but the extra volume still led to a modest yardage total due to the majority of his grabs coming very close to the line of scrimmage. Diggs finished 2018 with career highs in receptions (102), receiving yards (1,021) and touchdowns (nine), sending him into the offseason with plenty of momentum. With a year of working with Kirk Cousins under his belt, Diggs will look to build on his already strong numbers in 2019.
Diggs caught two of six targets for 10 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-9 win over the Lions.
Analysis: Diggs' eight-yard score in the second quarter raised his season touchdown total to eight, matching last year's career high. With Minnesota still battling for a playoff spot, Diggs will do his best to further improve on that number in Week 17 against the ferocious Bears defense.
Diggs caught four of seven targets for 49 yards and a touchdown while adding a nine-yard carry in Sunday's 41-17 win over the Dolphins.
Analysis: Diggs opened the scoring with a 13-yard touchdown just 3:20 into the contest, but he was pretty quiet the rest of the way as quarterback Kirk Cousins threw for just 215 yards. While Diggs has been held below 50 receiving yards twice in the past three games, he preceded this mediocre stretch with 322 yards over the previous three weeks and has four touchdowns over the past six games. Owners who have ridden him this far should continue to stick with Diggs against the Lions in Week 16.
Diggs caught four of six targets for 76 yards in Monday night's 21-7 loss to the Seahawks. He also rushed once for five yards.
Analysis: Diggs' performance was highlighted by a 48-yard reception during the second half. Prior to that, the Vikings offense struggled mightily to move the ball, and ultimately didn't muster any points until its final drive. Nonetheless, Diggs ended the evening as Minnesota's leader in the passing game, topping the 75-yard plateau for the fourth time in his last five games despite playing through a lingering knee ailment. The wideout will look to keep his strong stretch going in Week 15 versus the Dolphins.
Diggs (knee) does not carry an injury designation into Monday's contest against the Seahawks.
Analysis: Diggs has been undergoing regular maintenance-related practice designations since late November and never appeared in any danger of missing Monday's contest. The 25-year-old will aim to build on his 2018 numbers against a Seattle defense that is allowing 250.7 passing yards per game.
Diggs (knee) practiced in a limited fashion Friday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Analysis: If his practice regimen the last two weeks is any indication, the Vikings may keep Diggs on a maintenance plan as long as he's tending to a knee injury. In the sole game in which he played through the issue, he reeled in five of six targets for 49 yards Week 13 at New England. If he does the same Monday in Seattle, who boasts the 19th-ranked pass defense (250.7 yards per game) and has allowed 13 total touchdowns to wide receivers in 12 contests.
Diggs (knee) was limited at Thursday's practice, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Analysis: After one capped practice, Diggs has already matched his activity level from a week ago, when we went on to be active at New England and haul in five of his six targets for 49 yards. The target count equaled his second fewest of the season, so the fact he appears healthier this week could result in an increase in looks. Assuming he staves off the issue and suits up Sunday in Seattle, Diggs will be looking to produce against a defense that has allowed 8.4 YPT and 12 touchdowns to wide receivers in 12 games this season.
Diggs (knee) caught all five of his targets for 49 yards during Sunday's 24-10 loss to the Patriots.
Analysis: Diggs' availability was in question due to a nagging knee injury, but he progressed well enough during the week to suit up. He clearly wasn't at his best, but he still led the team in receiving yardage, though that was more a reflection of his team's inability to generate much offense through the air. Diggs will have an extra day to recuperate before next Monday's matchup with the Seahawks and should be on track to play, barring any setbacks during the week.
Diggs (knee) is active for Sunday's game at New England.
Analysis: Diggs didn't see much of the practice field this week, getting held to one limited session Friday. Along the way, he was optimistic he'd suit up until waking up Sunday morning with renewed swelling in his left knee. Ultimately, he completed a pregame warmup to fulfill his prediction, but the issue with swelling begs the question whether he'll make it through the contest unscathed. If Diggs hits the sideline at some point, Laquon Treadwell and Aldrick Robinson will pick up the slack alongside Adam Thielen.
Diggs, who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Patriots, had his injured knee swell overnight and he now needs to test it before the game to see if he can play, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Analysis: Diggs missed the first two days of practice this week before getting on the field Friday, albeit on a limited basis. It looked like he was on track to play as a result, but now looks like a true game-time decision. Check Diggs' status when the Vikings release their inactive list 90 minutes prior to the 4:25 p.m. EST kickoff.
Diggs (knee) is expected to play against the Patriots on Sunday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Analysis: Diggs missed the first two days of practice before getting on the field, albeit on a limited basis, Friday. It would be prudent to check back prior to Minnesota's 4:25 p.m. EST kickoff against the Patriots' 25th-ranked passing defense.
Diggs (knee) is expected to play Sunday in New England, Ben Goessling of The Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: Diggs was held out of the first two practices of the week, but he did state his expectation of playing in Sunday's game after he was spotted running with a wrap around his left knee Thursday. He then made it back to practice Friday as a limited participant, giving him a shot to suit up for Sunday's inter-conference showdown. It would still be smart to confirm his status when the Vikings release their inactive list approximately 90 minutes before Sunday's 4:25 PM EST kickoff. In addition to the knee issue, Diggs faces the threat of shadow coverage from top cornerback Stephon Gilmore. Of course, there is some margin for error when a player is averaging 11.4 targets and 7.9 receptions per game.
Diggs (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in New England, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: As expected, Diggs gets a 'questionable' tag after returning to practice Friday in what appeared to be a limited capacity. He said he intends to play in the game despite missing practice Wednesday and Thursday, but it's probably best to treat him as a game-time decision ahead of Sunday's 4:25 PM EST kickoff.
Diggs (knee) is present for practice Friday and wearing a helmet, but he doesn't appear to be doing much work, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Analysis: Despite missing practice the previous two days, Diggs said he expects to play Sunday in New England. He did some running Thursday and was then spotted going through individual drills Friday. It is possible he increases his activity level once the session is closed off to the media, but it nonetheless seems likely the wideout will be listed as questionable when the final injury report is released Friday afternoon.
Diggs (knee) expects to play in Sunday's game at New England, despite sitting out practice Wednesday and Thursday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Analysis: Although he was a non-participant Thursday, Diggs was seen running on the side with his left knee wrapped, according to Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The four-year vet likely doesn't need many (if any) practice reps to be ready for gameday, but a return in some capacity Friday would provide more confidence that his comments Thursday weren't in vain. It should be noted that Vikings practices this week have featured Adam Thielen, Laquon Treadwell, Aldrick Robinson and Brandon Zylstra at wide receiver.
Diggs (knee) isn't participating in Thursday's practice, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis: Diggs was instead relegating to working out on the side while sporting a wrap on the left knee, which he likely tweaked in Sunday's 24-17 win over the Packers. The wideout's lack of involvement in team drills for back-to-back days don't offer much confidence about his health heading into the Week 13 tilt with the Patriots. Diggs may need to turn in a full practice Friday to avoid an injury designation heading into the weekend.
Diggs was withheld from Wednesday's practice due to a knee injury.
Analysis: When he met with the media earlier Wednesday, coach Mike Zimmer provided little indication that Diggs was dealing with an injury, so it's possible the wideout just received some late-season maintenance for the team's first practice of the week. A better picture of where Diggs stands on the health front should materialize based on his participation -- or lack thereof -- in practices Thursday and Friday. Diggs has been extremely productive over the Vikings' past three contests, racking up 31 receptions to go with 334 yards from scrimmage and three touchdowns.
Diggs (undisclosed) didn't participate in practice Wednesday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Analysis: Diggs sat out Week 9 due to a rib injury but has otherwise been a beacon of health this season, maintaining weekly offensive snaps counts of roughly 60 per game. He's been targeted 29 times in two games since the aforementioned absence, which has translated to 21 receptions for 203 yards and two touchdowns. Perhaps he's receiving a veteran's day off, but Wednesday's injury report will declare the reason for his lack of activity.
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