Vikings lose starting linemen Brian O’Neill, Austin Schlottmann for game in first quarter at Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Vikings lost starting offensive linemen Brian O’Neill and Austin Schlottmann for the game in the first quarter Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.

Schlottmann suffered an ankle injury early in the first quarter at Lambeau Field and was replaced by Chris Reed. Later in the first quarter, O’Neill, a 2021 Pro Bowl selection, was lost with a calf injury and replaced by Oli Udoh.

Reed played his first offensive snaps of the season. Schlottmann started his fourth straight game in place of Garrett Bradbury, who has been out with a back injury.

The only extra Minnesota offensive lineman after the injuries was guard Kyle Hinton. Rookie tackle Vederian Lowe was inactive.

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