Chargers guard Fluker hopes to play Sunday vs Vikings

Updated Sep 25, 2015 at 9:44p ET

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers right guard D.J. Fluker hopes to be back in the lineup Sunday on the road against the Minnesota Vikings.

Fluker sprained his left ankle in the season opener and missed last week's game. He went through his second straight practice on Friday, although he was limited.

''This does help my recovery, to see if I can play and to see what I can do.''

Chris Hairston, a converted tackle, has been filling in for Fluker.

''It's tough to sit on sidelines and watch your teammates play,'' Fluker said. ''You want to be a part of it.

Also listed as questionable are tight end Ladarius Green (concussion) and cornerback Jason Verrett (foot).

Safety Jahleel Addae (ankle) and wide receiver Jacoby Jones (ankle) haven't practice this week and are out.

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