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Vikings at Falcons Final Week 9 Injury Report: Lowry Out, Asamoah Questionable

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Friday ruled out defensive lineman Dean Lowry for Sunday's Week 9 game at the Atlanta Falcons.

Lowry suffered a groin injury last week at Green Bay.

Linebacker Brian Asamoah II (ankle), receiver Jalen Nailor (hamstring) and guard Chris Reed (foot) were listed as questionable.

Cornerback Akayleb Evans (neck) and receivers K.J. Osborn (chest) and Brandon Powell (shoulder) did not receive designations and are expected to be available.

Tackle Christian Darrisaw (groin) was added to the report Friday but fully participated. He did not receive a designation and is expected to be available for the game.

Nailor and Reed, the latter of whom returned to practice Wednesday, are in their 21-day observation windows.

Kickoff is scheduled for noon (CT) Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Update, Nov. 4: The Vikings downgraded Darrisaw to questionable and Reed (foot) to out on Saturday.

Table inside Article
Vikings Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Dean Lowry DL Groin DNP DNP DNP Out
Brian Asamoah II LB Ankle LP LP LP Questionable
Akayleb Evans CB Neck LP LP FP -
K.J. Osborn WR Chest LP LP FP -
Brandon Powell WR Shoulder LP LP FP -
Christian Darrisaw T Groin - - FP Questionable
Jalen Nailor* WR Hamstring FP FP FP Questionable
Chris Reed* G Foot FP FP FP Out


Safety DeMarcco Hellams (hamstring), wide receiver Drake London (groin) and fullback Keith Smith (concussion) were ruled out for Sunday's game.

Linebacker Tae Davis (concussion) and cornerback Mike Hughes (shoulder) did not receive designations are expected to be available.

Hughes, the former Viking, was a limited practice participant Wednesday and Thursday but was listed as full Friday.

Table inside Article
Falcons Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
DeMarcco Hellams S Hamstring DNP DNP DNP Out
Drake London WR Groin DNP DNP DNP Out
Mike Hughes CB Shoulder LP LP FP -
Keith Smith FB Concussion LP LP DNP Out
Tae Davis LB Concussion FP FP FP -

Practice Status

DNP - Did not participate in practice

LP - Limited participation in practice

FP - Full participation

NIR - Not Injury Related

(-) - Not listed

*Designated to Return from Injured Reserve - Currently within 21-day practice window

Game Status

Out - Player will not play

Doubtful - Player is unlikely to play

Questionable - Player is not certain to play

(-) - Not listed