Vikings coach Mike Zimmer admitted that it would be difficult to remove Keenum from the starting role, Chip Scoggins of The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "It's going to be hard to yank him out of there right now," Zimmer acknowledged after Sunday's 24-7 win over the Rams.
Ilsanker continues to rehab his broken toe and has not featured in a match since mid-October. "The toe is no longer swollen and he can run in football boots again. But we need to stay patient and try and get him back in team training next week," said manager Ralph Hasenhuttl.