EAGAN, Minn. — The shorthanded status of the Vikings defense keeps increasing.
Cornerbacks Cameron Dantzler and Mike Hughes — Minnesota's Week 1 starters — have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans. Neither player practiced this week.
Backup cornerback and special teamer Kris Boyd (hamstring) is listed as questionable. Boyd was added to the injury report Thursday.
Running back Mike Boone (concussion) also is listed as questionable for Sunday's game.
The Vikings this week placed linebackers Anthony Barr and Troy Dye on Injured Reserve, and starting defensive end Danielle Hunter remains on Injured Reserve.
Tackle Riley Reiff (ankle) did not receive a status designation for the game and is likely to play.
View photos of the Vikings preparing to take on the Titans during practice at TCO Performance Center on Sept. 24.
Friday's Titans Injury Report:The Titans ruled out receiver A.J. Brown (knee), cornerback Chris Jackson (hamstring) and linebacker Derick Roberson (illness).
The other seven players on the report this week — CB Malcolm Butler (quad), T Dennis Kelly (illness), TE Jonnu Smith (ankle), LB Vic Beasley, Jr. (knee), OL Jamil Douglas (hand), RB Darrynton Evans (hamstring) and CB Johnathan Joseph (calf/illness) — fully participated Friday and did not receive a status designation for the game.
|TITANS||Position||Injury Report||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday||Game Status|
|Vic Beasley, Jr.||OLB||Knee||FP||FP||FP||-|
DNP - Did not participate in practice
LP - Limited participation in practice
FP - Full participation
(-) - Not listed