The Atlanta Falcons have seven players inactive for today's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Cornerback Kelvin Hayden has been listed as out earlier in the week. That list of inactives swelled up to seven total players today against the Minnesota Vikings.
The Falcons do however have starting offensive tackle Sam Baker active for today. Baker has been out with a back injury however his status for today's game is questionable. Of the seven inactive players for the Falcons none are regular starters.
Here is the full Atlanta Falcons inactive list:
• Cornerback Kelvin Hayden
• Offensive tackle Kirk Chambers
• Center Brett Romberg
• Defensive tackle Carlton Powell
• Defensive end Cliff Matthews
• Linebacker Spencer Adkins
• Cornerback Darrin Walls
The Minnesota Vikings knew that star running back Adrian Peterson would be doubtful for today's game and it was officially announced on Friday that he would be out of action for today's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Starting in Peterson's place will be second-yard back Toby Gerhart. Gerhart has seen limited actin this year and has accumulated 118 yards on 24 carries to date.
MInnesota Vikings inactive list:
• Running back Adrian Peterson
• Tight end Kyle Rudolph
• Offensive tackle DeMarcus Love
• Guard Anthony Herrera
• Defensive end D'Aundre Reed
• Corner back Chris Cook
• Safety Husain Abdullah