Minnesota Vikings

5-7-0
2nd in NFC North
NEWS
Tue, Dec 7, 2021

5:32pm - Anthony Barr (knee) was a full participant at Tuesday's practice.

4:35pm - Eric Kendricks (biceps) was listed as a full participant in Tuesday's practice.

4:32pm - Dalvin Cook Vikings listed Cook (shoulder) as a limited participant during Tuesday's practice.

2:23pm - Adam Thielen (ankle) didn't participate in the open portion of Tuesday's practice and is expected to be sidelined for Thursday's game against the Steelers, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

11:24am - Patrick Peterson Vikings activated Peterson (undisclosed) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.

10:20am - Xavier Woods notched eight tackles (three solo) during Sunday's divisional loss to the Lions.

10:00am - Nick Vigil had 15 tackles (nine solo) during Sunday's divisional loss to the Lions.

Mon, Dec 6, 2021

7:57pm - C.J. Ham had a 19-yard reception on his lone target during Sunday's 29-27 loss to the Lions.

6:17pm - Kene Nwangwu had two carries for zero yards, caught two of three targets for four yards and returned two kickoffs for 65 yards during Sunday's 29-27 loss to the Lions.

4:57pm - Adam Thielen (ankle) was estimated as a non-participant for Monday's walk-through practice.

4:51pm - Dalvin Cook (shoulder) was estimated as a non-participant Monday in the Vikings' walk-through practice.

2:14pm - Dede Westbrook played 31 of the Vikings' 71 offensive snaps (44 percent) in Sunday's 29-27 loss to the Lions, finishing with one reception for minus-2 yards on two targets.

11:33am - Adam Thielen (ankle) is undergoing an MRI on Monday, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Sun, Dec 5, 2021

9:45pm - Adam Thielen suffered a high ankle sprain in Sunday's loss to Detroit and will undergo further testing Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

5:54pm - K.J. Osborn had four receptions (seven targets) for 47 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 29-27 loss to the Lions.

5:33pm - Kirk Cousins completed 30 of 40 pass attempts for 340 yards and two touchdowns while losing a fumble in Sunday's 29-27 loss to the Lions.

5:14pm - Alexander Mattison rushed 22 times for 90 yards and a touchdown while adding three receptions for 34 yards in Sunday's 29-27 loss to the Lions.

4:56pm - Justin Jefferson corralled 11 of 14 targets for 182 yards and a touchdown Sunday, adding four yards on one carry and an incomplete pass on a failed trick play in a 29-27 loss to Detroit.

4:53pm - Adam Thielen Mike Zimmer confirmed after Sunday's 29-27 loss to the Lions that Thielen has a sprained ankle, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

2:51pm - Adam Thielen (ankle) won't return to Sunday's contest at Detroit.

1:25pm - Adam Thielen exited Sunday's game at Detroit due to an ankle injury, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

12:02pm - Anthony Barr (knee) is inactive Sunday against the Lions.

11:57am - Kene Nwangwu (illness) is active Sunday.

Sat, Dec 4, 2021

5:04pm - Kene Nwangwu is questionable for Sunday's game against Detroit with an illness.

4:58pm - Eric Kendricks (biceps ) was ruled out for Sunday's game against Detroit.

4:53pm - Michael Pierce (elbow) was activated from injured reserve Saturday.

Fri, Dec 3, 2021

6:47pm - Kene Nwangwu head coach Mike Zimmer hinted that Nwangwu will have a role on offense Sunday against the Lions with top back Dalvin Cook (shoulder) ruled out for the contest, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

2:03pm - Anthony Barr (knee/hamstring) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions, Craig Peters of the Vikings' official site reports.

2:00pm - Eric Kendricks (biceps) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions, Craig Peters of the Vikings' official site reports.

1:52pm - Alexander Mattison is expected to fill a lead role out of the Minnesota backfield Sunday in Detroit with Dalvin Cook (shoulder) ruled out for the contest, Craig Peters of the Vikings' official site reports.

1:30pm - Dalvin Cook (shoulder) has been ruled out for Sunday's game in Detroit.

Thu, Dec 2, 2021

4:17pm - Anthony Barr (knee/hamstring) didn't practice Thursday.

4:14pm - Eric Kendricks (biceps) didn't practice Thursday.

12:47pm - Dalvin Cook (shoulder) isn't present for Thursday's practice, Eric Smith of the Vikings' official site reports.

12:04pm - Dalvin Tomlinson was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.

Wed, Dec 1, 2021

8:44pm - Bisi Johnson (knee) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Andrew Krammer of the Star Tribune reports.

7:57pm - Eric Kendricks (biceps) was listed as a limited participant on Wednesday's practice estimate, Craig Peters of the Vikings' official site reports.

7:52pm - Anthony Barr (knee/hamstring) was listed as a non-participant on Wednesday's practice estimate, Craig Peters of the Vikings' official site reports.

4:24pm - Dalvin Cook (shoulder) was listed as a non-participant on Wednesday's estimated injury report.

12:05pm - Michael Pierce Vikings have designated Pierce (elbow) for return from IR.

Mon, Nov 29, 2021

9:09pm - Dalvin Cook (shoulder) is expected to sit out the Vikings' next two games with the aim to return Monday, Dec. 20 at Chicago, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

6:25pm - Patrick Peterson (illness) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

6:15pm - Dalvin Cook Mike Zimmer indicated Monday that Cook is viewed as "day-to-day" with a shoulder injury, Eric Smith of the Vikings' official site reports. "We'll just see how Dalvin is doing," Zimmer noted of the running back's Week 13 status. "It will be day-to-day and see where it goes."

4:34pm - K.J. Osborn caught one of two targets for five yards during Sunday's 34-26 loss to the 49ers.

4:22pm - Kene Nwangwu ran one time for seven yards and added a 99-yard kick return for a touchdown during Sunday's 34-26 loss to the 49ers.

12:38pm - Dalvin Cook suffered a torn labrum and dislocated shoulder during Sunday's loss to the 49ers, but the injury is not expected to be season-ending, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

8:58am - Dalvin Cook already has a torn labrum in his right shoulder and may now have a similar injury to the left shoulder, pending the results of an MRI on Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Sun, Nov 28, 2021

10:39pm - Adam Thielen caught five of seven targets for 62 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the 49ers.

10:37pm - Justin Jefferson caught four of nine passes for 83 yards in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the 49ers.

10:30pm - Alexander Mattison carried the ball seven times for 21 yards and a touchdown and caught two of three targets for seven yards in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the 49ers.

10:24pm - Kirk Cousins completed 20 of 32 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns with an interception in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the 49ers.

8:09pm - Dalvin Cook (shoulder) will go for an MRI on the injury Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

7:10pm - Dalvin Cook (shoulder) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the 49ers.

6:58pm - Anthony Barr (hamstring) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against San Francisco, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

6:53pm - Dalvin Cook was carted off the field in the second half of Sunday's game against the 49ers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

3:12pm - Josh Metellus (undisclosed) is active for Sunday's game against the 49ers, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

Fri, Nov 26, 2021

10:41pm - Josh Metellus (undisclosed) has been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list and is listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup with the 49ers, Craig Peters of the Vikings' official website reports.

5:37pm - Everson Griffen Vikings placed Griffen (personal) on the reserve/non-football illness list Friday, Eric Smith of the team's official site reports.

11:48am - Everson Griffen is away from the Vikings after mental health and law enforcement officials were called to his residence Wednesday afternoon, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Griffen was "transported (to where he can get) to the necessary resources and professionals that he needs to be with," said Vikings general manager Rick Spielman.

Wed, Nov 24, 2021

11:41am - Dalvin Tomlinson (undisclosed) won't play Sunday against the 49ers, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Tue, Nov 23, 2021

5:42pm - Dalvin Tomlinson was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.

11:29am - Harrison Smith had four solo tackles and one sack during Sunday's 34-31 win over the Packers.

11:13am - Eric Kendricks had 10 tackles (four solo) during Sunday's divisional 34-31 win over the Packers.

Mon, Nov 22, 2021

1:38pm - K.J. Osborn had one reception for 19 yards on four targets in Sunday's over Green Bay.

1:26pm - Alexander Mattison had three carries for five yards in Sunday's win over Green Bay.

Sun, Nov 21, 2021

6:27pm - Kirk Cousins completed 24 of 35 pass attempts for 341 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's 34-31 win over Green Bay.

6:07pm - Adam Thielen had eight receptions (10 targets) for 82 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 34-31 win over the Packers.

5:27pm - Dalvin Cook rushed 22 times for 86 yards and a touchdown while catching three of four targets for 29 yards in Sunday's 34-31 win over the Packers.

4:49pm - Justin Jefferson posted eight receptions (10 targets) for 169 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 34-31 win over the Packers.

11:41am - Bashaud Breeland (groin) is active Week 11 against the Packers, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

Sat, Nov 20, 2021

7:30pm - Patrick Peterson (hamstring) was activated from injured reserve by the Vikings on Saturday.

Fri, Nov 19, 2021

4:38pm - Bashaud Breeland (groin) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Packers.

3:54pm - Anthony Barr (knee) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Packers.

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

1:40pm - Ryan Connelly was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.

10:56am - D.J. Wonnum is available for Sunday's game after it was confirmed he had a false-positive COVID-19 test Wednesday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Wed, Nov 17, 2021

9:41pm - Bashaud Breeland (groin) was limited in the Vikings practice Wednesday, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

9:36pm - Anthony Barr (knee) was listed as a limited participant for the Vikings' practice Wednesday, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

8:48pm - D.J. Wonnum was unable to practice Wednesday as the Vikings are determining whether or not the defensive end needs to be placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

12:02pm - Harrison Smith Vikings activated Smith off the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday.

11:57am - Patrick Peterson (hamstring) has been designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday.

Tue, Nov 16, 2021

5:50pm - Josh Metellus was added to the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.

5:45pm - Garrett Bradbury was activated off of the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.

Mon, Nov 15, 2021

11:37pm - Harrison Smith (illness) is close to returning from the reserve/COVID-19 list and is expected to be back with the team Wednesday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

1:38pm - Nick Vigil had two total tackles and a QB hit in Sunday's win at the Chargers.

1:30pm - Eric Kendricks had eight total tackles, a sack and an interception in Sunday's win at the Chargers.

1:23pm - K.J. Osborn did not have a reception or carry in Sunday's win at the Chargers but did have one target.

1:14pm - Alexander Mattison had four carries for 16 yards and one reception for 24 yards in Sunday's win at the Chargers.

Sun, Nov 14, 2021

9:19pm - Adam Thielen caught five of seven targets for 65 yards in Sunday's 27-20 win over the Chargers.

9:11pm - Justin Jefferson caught nine of 11 targets for 143 yards in Sunday's 27-20 win over the Chargers.

9:08pm - Dalvin Cook carried the ball 24 times for 94 yards and a touchdown and caught three of five targets for 24 yards in Sunday's 27-20 win over the Chargers.

9:02pm - Kirk Cousins completed 25 of 37 passes for 294 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 27-20 win over the Chargers.

2:47pm - Bashaud Breeland (groin) is active for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Sat, Nov 13, 2021

3:14pm - Michael Pierce (elbow) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

Fri, Nov 12, 2021

2:11pm - Bashaud Breeland (groin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

2:09pm - Michael Pierce (elbow) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

2:01pm - Anthony Barr (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

12:04pm - Kenny Willekes Vikings placed Willekes (illness) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday.

Thu, Nov 11, 2021

6:32pm - Anthony Barr (knee) missed the Vikings' practice on Thursday.

5:25pm - Cameron Dantzler registered a full practice Thursday.

3:02pm - Patrick Peterson (hamstring) ran off to the side during Thursday's practice session, Eric Smith of the Vikings' official site reports.

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