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Cook, Darrisaw & Bynum Out, 3 Vikings Questionable for Lions Game

SATURDAY UPDATE - The Vikings changed LB Eric Kendricks' status to out for Saturday's game due to a biceps injury, and added RB Kene Nwangwu (illness) to the injury report. He's questionable for Sunday's game.

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Friday ruled out running back Dalvin Cook (shoulder), tackle Christian Darrisaw (ankle) and safety Camryn Bynum (ankle) ahead of Sunday's game against the Lions in Detroit.

Minnesota listed linebackers Eric Kendricks (biceps) and Anthony Barr (knee/hamstring) as questionable.

Cornerback Mackensie Alexander (ribs) also was listed as questionable.

None of the other players on Minnesota's injury report — DT Dalvin Tomlinson (not injury related), DT Sheldon Richardson (knee), LB Ryan Connelly (quadriceps), CB Bashaud Breeland (groin), Nick Vigil (ribs) and DT Armon Watts (knee) — received a designation for the game.

Table inside Article
VIKINGS Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Dalvin Cook RB Shoulder DNP DNP DNP OUT
Anthony Barr LB Knee/Hamstring DNP DNP LP QUESTIONABLE
Christian Darrisaw T Ankle DNP DNP DNP OUT
Ryan Connelly LB Quadriceps DNP LP FP -
Camryn Bynum S Ankle DNP DNP DNP OUT
Mackensie Alexander CB Ribs LP LP LP QUESTIONABLE
Sheldon Richardson DT Knee LP LP FP -
Nick Vigil LB Ribs LP FP FP -
Eric Kendricks LB Biceps LP DNP LP OUT
Bashaud Breeland CB Groin LP LP FP -
Armon Watts DT Knee LP FP FP -
Dalvin Tomlinson DT Not Injury Related - LP FP -
Kene Nwangwu RB Illness QUESTIONABLE

Tomlinson was activated Thursday off the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

CB Patrick Peterson remains on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

Defensive tackle Michael Pierce was designated for return from Injured Reserve on Wednesday, beginning an evaluation period that can last up to 21 days before Minnesota must activate him or end his season. He hasn't played since Week 4.

Minnesota (5-6) is scheduled to visit Detroit (0-10-1) at noon (CT) Sunday.

View photos of Vikings players from practice on Dec. 2 at the TCO Performance Center.

Lions Friday injury report: The Lions ruled out edge rusher Trey Flowers (knee), cornerback Bobby Price (shoulder), linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin (shoulder) and running back D'Andre Swift (running back).

Defensive end Michael Brockers (knee), tackle Matt Nelson (ankle) and tackle Penei Sewell (illness/shoulder) were listed as questionable.

Receiver KhaDarel Hodge (illness), receiver Trinity Benson (knee) and guard Halapoulivaati Vaitai (concussion) did not receive designations for the game.

Table inside Article
LIONS Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Trey Flowers LB Knee DNP DNP DNP OUT
KhaDarel Hodge WR Illness DNP LP FP -
Bobby Price CB Shoulder DNP DNP DNP OUT
Jalen Reeves-Maybin LB Shoulder DNP DNP DNP OUT
D’Andre Swift RB Shoulder DNP DNP DNP OUT
Trinity Benson WR Knee LP FP FP -
Michael Brockers DE Knee LP LP LP QUESTIONABLE
Halapoulivaati Vaitai G Concussion FP FP 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