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Defensive Line Rotation Up In The Air

Spencer Johnson

The Vikings' rotation along the defensive line will be changing with the season-ending injury to Kenechi Udeze, and that means modified roles for Spencer Johnson, Erasmus James and Lance Johnstone. See what the players have to say about the changes.

The gloom-and-doom news Wednesday that starting defensive end Kenechi Udeze would be out for the season was greeted with at least a glimmer of good news when injured pass-rushing specialist Lance Johnstone confirmed he expects to play next weekend when the Vikings are at Chicago. Johnstone suffered a partially torn right pectoral muscle Sept. 25 against New Orleans, then missed the Atlanta game... Recommended Stories