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Final Vikings-Packers Injury Report Ahead of Week 17 Game

Jan. 1 update: DT Michael Pierce has been downgraded to OUT for Sunday's game at Green Bay.

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Friday listed cornerback Cameron Dantzler as doubtful with a calf injury ahead of Sunday night's game against the Packers in Green Bay.

Minnesota listed tight end Tyler Conklin (hamstring) and Chazz Surratt (illness) as questionable.

Michael Pierce also was listed as questionable. Pierce had not been on the injury report on Wednesday or Thursday, but he was not at Friday's practice because of an illness.

Table inside Article
VIKINGS Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Harrison Smith S Foot/Shoulder DNP FP FP -
Tyler Conklin TE Hamstring DNP LP FP QUESTIONABLE
C.J. Ham FB Hamstring LP FP FP -
Dalvin Cook RB Illness LP FP FP -
Kene Nwangwu RB Hamstring LP FP FP -
Cameron Dantzler CB Calf - DNP DNP DOUBTFUL
Michael Pierce DT Illness - - DNP OUT

None of the other players on the report — safety Harrison Smith (foot/shoulder), fullback C.J. Ham (hamstring) and running backs Dalvin Cook (illness) and Kene Nwangwu (hamstring) — were given a designation for the game and are expected to be available.

Minnesota (7-8) will play Green Bay (12-3) on Sunday Night Football, with kickoff scheduled for 7:20 p.m. (CT) at Lambeau Field.

Note: The Vikings added linebacker Nick Vigil to the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday. Quarterback Kirk Cousins was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Friday.

View photos of the Vikings 53-man roster as of Jan. 5, 2022.

Packers Friday injury report: The Packers ruled out tackle David Bakhtiari (knee), cornerback Jaire Alexander (shoulder) and G/T Billy Turner (knee).

Defensive end Tyler Lancaster (back) is questionable.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers (toe), tight end Dominique Dafney (ankle) and running back Aaron Jones (knee) did not receive designations and are expected to play.

Table inside Article
PACKERS Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
David Bakhtiari T Knee DNP DNP DNP OUT
Aaron Rodgers QB Toe DNP DNP LP -
Billy Turner G/T Knee DNP DNP DNP OUT
Jaire Alexander CB Shoulder LP LP LP OUT
Dominique Dafney TE Ankle LP LP LP -
Aaron Jones RB Knee LP LP LP -

Practice Status

DNP - Did not participate in practice

LP - Limited participation in practice

FP - Full participation

(-) - Not listed

Game Status

Out - Player will not play

Doubtful - Player is unlikely to play

Questionable - Player is not certain to play

(-) - Not listed