EAGAN, Minn. — Vikings tight end Irv Smith, Jr., has been ruled out for Monday's Vikings game against the Bears in Chicago.
Vikings rookie cornerback Cameron Dantzler, who suffered a concussion in Week 8 and missed Week 9, is listed as questionable.
Neither Adam Thielen nor Ifeadi Odenigbo, who are both listed this week with shoulder injuries, were given a designation for the game.
Both are expected to be available. Fullback C.J. Ham (shoulder/not injury related) also did not receive a designation for the game.
The Vikings on Saturday were able to activate long snapper Austin Cutting from the Reserve/COVID-19 list.
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer laughed when asked if he was relieved to see Cutting back on the field.
"Yeah, it was much better," Zimmer said. "Our backup did a nice job during the week, but it was nice to have [Cutting] back."
Zimmer disclosed that Eric Kendricks is now the backup for Cutting.
"He's a pretty good football player," Zimmer said of the All-Pro and Pro Bowl linebacker.
Sunday game status update:
Vikings DE Jordan Brailford (Personal), CB Cameron Dantzler (Concussion) and G Dru Samia (Illness) are all downgraded to OUT and will not travel with the team for Monday's Week 10 game at Chicago. Additionally, Vikings assistant offensive line coach Phil Rauscher will also not travel to Chicago.
|Irv Smith Jr.||TE||Groin||DNP||DNP||DNP||OUT|
|C.J. Ham||FB||Shoulder/Not Injury Related||DNP||DNP||FP||-|
Saturday's Bears Injury Report: Chicago ruled out NT John Jenkins (ankle), RB David Montgomery (concussion) and QB Mitchell Trubisky (right shoulder).
OL Sam Mustipher (knee) is listed as doubtful.
TE Cole Kmet (groin), OLB Barkevious Mingo (shoulder), WR Allen Robinson II (knee) and LT Jason Spriggs (knee) are questionable.
Other players on this week's report with an injury — S Tashaun Gipson, Sr. (foot), ILB Roquan Smith (back), DT Brent Urban (shin/thumb) and ILB Josh Woods (ankle/calf) — did not receive a status designation for the game and are expected to be available.
|Tashaun Gipson Sr.||S||Foot||LP||LP||FP||-|
|Jimmy Graham||TE||Not Injury Related/Resting Veteran||DNP||FP||FP||-|
|Akiem Hicks||DT||Not Injury Related/Resting Veteran||DNP||FP||FP||-|
|Allen Robinson II||WR||Knee||LP||LP||LP||QUESTIONABLE|
|Danny Trevathan||ILB||Not Injury Related/Resting Veteran||DNP||FP||FP||-|
|Mitchell Trubisky||QB||Right Shoulder||DNP||DNP||DNP||OUT|
View photos of the Vikings preparing to take on the Bears for Monday Night Football during practice at TCO Performance Center.
DNP - Did not participate in practice
LP - Limited participation in practice
FP - Full participation
(-) - Not listed