Jerick McKinnon (ankle) is probable for Week 2 against the Lions.
Jerick McKinnon (ankle) is listed on the Week 2 injury report, but practicing in full.
Jerick McKinnon provided 20 yards on three carries in the Vikings’ Week 1 loss to the 49ers.
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer would not say who will back up Adrian Peterson.
Jerick McKinnon rushed six times for 10 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Cowboys, adding four receptions for 27 yards.
Jerick McKinnon rushed twice for two yards and caught a 13-yard pass in the Hall of Fame Game against Pittsburgh.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune expects the Vikings to use Jerick McKinnon as "an occasional third-down back."
Vikings RB coach Kirby Wilson said Jerick McKinnon made strides in pass protection last season.
Vikings RBs coach Kirby Wilson believes the "sky is the limit" for second-year back Jerick McKinnon.
Vikings OC Norv Turner said Jerick McKinnon could have a limited role behind Adrian Peterson.
Vikings GM Rick Spielman revealed that his organization's increased use of analytics led to last year's third-round selection of Jerick McKinnon.
Jerick McKinnon has "fully recovered" from his December back surgery.
The lower back injury that ended Jerick McKinnon's rookie year in early December required surgery.
Vikings placed RB Jerick McKinnon (back) on injured reserve, ending his season.