3:37 AM EDT, Fri September 25, 2020

Vikings-Packers pregame: Refurbished defense, sans Hunter, debuts with six new starters

The refurbished Vikings defense is set to debut against the Packers, with defensive end Danielle Hunter the only starter sidelined. For a refresher, over half (6 of 11 starting jobs) changed hands from last year's Week 1 defense, starting with cornerbacks Mike Hughes and Holton Hill down to new defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, who will start 10 days after passing COVID-19 testing protocols to enter TCO Performance Center. Here's the official game-day depth chart: LE Danielle Hunter (replaced by Ifeadi Odenigbo*) NT Shamar Stephen DT Jaleel Johnson* RE Yannick Ngakoue* SLB Anthony Barr MLB Eric...

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