When the NFL released the 2019 schedule, many pointed to the five game road stretch the Oakland Raiders are about to embark on as the most daunting portion of the schedule. The Vikings have an abundance of talent of defense, making the start to this road trip even more difficult.
However, injuries present Oakland’s leading receiver with an opportunity for a big day on Sunday.
Minnesota’s primary slot corner Mackensie Alexander has a dislocated his elbow, that forced him to miss week two, and is likely going to miss more time. For the time being, Jayron Kearse is the team’s solution to fill in for banged-up defensive back.