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.
|Dalvin Tomlinson||DT||Not Injury Related||-||LP||FP||-|
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.
DNP - Did not participate in practice
LP - Limited participation in practice
FP - Full participation
(-) - Not listed
Out - Player will not play
Doubtful - Player is unlikely to play
Questionable - Player is not certain to play
(-) - Not listed