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Rudolph Questionable, Reiff Doubtful, Alexander Out Against the Bengals on Sunday

Posted Dec 16, 2017

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings have released Friday’s injury report heading into Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Tackle Riley Reiff (ankle) is doubtful Sunday.

Update: Tight end Kyle Rudolph (ankle) was initially listed as doubtful on Friday and was updated to questionable on Saturday.

Rudolph did not practice this week, and Reiff was a limited participant in Friday’s practice.

Cornerback Mackensie Alexander (ribs) has been declared out for Sunday after not practicing this week.

Linebacker Emmanuel Lamur (foot) is listed as questionable after being a limited participant in practice Thursday and Friday.

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes (hip), guard Jeremiah Sirles (knee), running back Jerick McKinnon (shoulder), wide receiver Adam Thielen (knee), tackle Mike Remmers (low back), defensive tackle Shamar Stephen (shoulder), defensive tackle Linval Joseph (knee), center Pat Elflein (shoulder) and tight End David Morgan (concussion) were all full participants in practice Friday and are expected to play.

Tight end Blake Bell (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Friday morning after not practicing Wednesday or Thursday.

The Vikings also elevated tight end Kyle Carter to the active roster and signed safety Jack Tocho to the practice squad.

The Bengals have released the team's final injury report on Friday.

Linebacker Vontaze Burfict (concussion), linebacker Nick Vigil (ankle) and cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (concussion) were ruled out for Sunday's game.

Running back Joe Mixon (concussion) and safety Shawn Williams (hamstring) were both listed as questionable.

On Friday, the Bengals placed linebacker Kevin Minter on the injured reserve, and promoted linebacker Brandon Bell from the practice squad.

UPDATE: The Bengals announced that backup center T.J. Johnson (pectoral) is doubtful for Sunday.

To view the full injury report for both teams for Sunday’s game click here.


Full Participation = 100 percent of a player's normal repetitions

Limited Participation = Less than 100 percent of a player’s normal repetitions

Out = Player will not play

Doubtful = 25 percent chance a player will play

Questionable = 50 percent chance a player will play