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Final Vikings-Seahawks Week 3 Injury Report: Cook Questionable; 3 Ruled Out

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Friday listed running back Dalvin Cook as questionable for Sunday's Week 3 game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Cook suffered a stinger and then an ankle injury in Minnesota's 34-33 loss at Arizona last week.

He was listed as "did not practice" on Wednesday and Thursday but expressed optimism earlier in the week.

"We'll see. He's much better," Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday when asked about Cook's status. "He did some [activities Friday]."

The Vikings ruled out LB Anthony Barr (knee), Christian Darrisaw (groin) and Harrison Hand (hamstring). Hand was activated before Friday's practice from the Reserve/COVID-19 list. No other players on Minnesota's injury report received a designation.

Table inside Article
VIKINGS Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Dalvin Cook RB Ankle DNP DNP DNP QUESTIONABLE
Anthony Barr LB Knee LP LP LP OUT
Christian Darrisaw T Groin LP LP LP OUT
Patrick Peterson CB Toe LP LP FP -
Eric Kendricks LB Hip LP FP FP -
Everson Griffen DE Concussion LP LP FP -
Bashaud Breeland CB Back/Shoulder LP FP FP -
Greg Joseph K Right Hip - - FP -
Harrison Hand CB Hamstring COVID-IR COVID-IR DNP OUT

Zimmer said he felt "good" about Barr's progress, even though the linebacker's return to game action continues to be delayed. Barr missed all but six quarters of action in 2020 because of a torn pectoral muscle.

Darrisaw, a first-round pick who has been working his way back from a college injury.

"He started taking team reps this week, so it's a process," Zimmer said. "He took some team reps this week. He got about three reps a period. Next week, we'll get him going a little bit more and see where it's at."

Zimmer said Hand had been a close contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

Seattle's injury report: The Seahawks ruled out WR D'Wayne Eskridge (concussion), RB Rashaad Penny (calf) and T Brandon Shell (ankle).

LB Benson Mayowa (neck) is questionable.

Table inside Article
SEAHAWKS Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
D’Wayne Eskridge WR Concussion DNP DNP DNP OUT
Rashaad Penny RB Calf DNP DNP DNP OUT
Brandon Shell T Ankle DNP DNP DNP OUT
Freddie Swain WR Back DNP LP FP -
Chris Carson RB Not Injury Related - Resting Vet LP FP - -
Bryan Mone DT Elbow LP LP FP -
Gabe Jackson G Not Injury Related - Resting Vet FP LP DNP -
Duane Brown T Not Injury Related - Resting Vet FP LP DNP -
DK Metcalf WR Knee FP - - -
Benson Mayowa LB Neck FP LP LP Questionable
Marquise Blair S Knee - LP FP -
Tyler Ott LS Illness - - FP -

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

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