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MINNEAPOLIS — Korey Stringer's survivors expect to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the Minnesota Vikings and several former and current team employees a week later than planned.

Attorneys representing Stringer's wife, son and parents planned to file the lawsuit Tuesday, the day after the Vikings' season ended. But lead attorney Stanley Chesley had a scheduling conflict with another case and postponed the filing one week.

Stringer, a 6-foot-4, 335-pound offensive tackle, died Aug. 1 after suffering heatstroke.

The family will seek more than $100 million, Stringer's agent James Gould said Sunday.

"Nothing has happened that would make us change course," Gould said. "This is a firm date. It's definitely going to happen on the 15th. We're moving forward."

Among the individual defendants expected to be named are former coach Dennis Green; interim coach Mike Tice, Stringer's position coach when he died; team doctor David Knowles; and trainers Fred Zamberletti and Chuck Barta.