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2 Questionable, Kearse and Mattison Out | Final Vikings-Chargers Injury Report

Friday's Injury Report — The Vikings have released Friday's injury report before heading to Los Angeles to take on the Chargers.

Running back Alexander Mattison (ankle) and safety Jayron Kearse (toe) were listed as out for Sunday's game.

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes (ankle) and wide receiver Bisi Johnson (quad) were listed as questionable.

Wide receiver Adam Thielen (hamstring) was not given a designation and is expected to play.

The rest of the Vikings listed on the injury report were not given a designation and are expected to play.

Thursday's Injury Report — Two Vikings players were added to the injury report ahead of Minnesota's game against the Chargers this Sunday in Los Angeles.

S Jayron Kearse (toe) did not participate Thursday, and WR Bisi Johnson (quad) was limited. Neither appeared on Wednesday's report.

RB Alexander Mattison (ankle) did not participate for a second consecutive day. CB Xavier Rhodes, CB Mike Hughes (hip) and WR Adam Thielen (hamstring) were limited.DT Linval Joseph (knee), RB Dalvin Cook (chest), DT Shamar Stephen (knee), TE Kyle Rudolph (groin), DT Jaleel Johnson (ankle) and CB Holton Hill (shoulder) fully participated.

View practice images from the Vikings practice on Dec. 12 at the TCO Performance Center.

Wednesday's Injury Report — The Vikings have released Wednesday's injury report ahead of the game against the Chargers in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Running back Alexander Mattison (ankle) was the lone non-participant in practice on Wednesday.

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes (ankle), cornerback Mike Hughes (hip), defensive tackle Linval Joseph (knee), wide receiver Adam Thielen (hamstring) were all limited in practice on Wednesday.

Running back Dalvin Cook (chest), defensive tackle Shamar Stephen (knee), tight end Kyle Rudolph (groin), defensive tackle Jaleel Johnson (ankle) and cornerback Holton Hill (shoulder) were all full participants in practice.


Table inside Article
Player NamePositionInjuryWednesdayThursdayFridayGame Status
Alexander MattisonRBAnkleDNPDNPDNPOut
Xavier RhodesCBAnkleLPLPLPQuestionable
Mike HughesCBHipLPLPLP-
Linval JosephDTKneeLPFPFP-
Adam ThielenWRHamstringLPLPLPQuestionable
Dalvin CookRBChestFPFPFP-
Shamar StephenDTKneeFPFPFP-
Kyle RudolphTEGroinFPFPFP-
Jaleel JohnsonDTAnkleFPFPFP-
Holton HillCBShoulderFPFPFP-
Jayron KearseSToe-DNPDNPOut
Bisi JohnsonWRQuad-LPLPQuestionable


Table inside Article
Player NamePositionInjuryWednesdayThursdayFridayGame Status
Uchenna NwosuLBAnkleLPLPLPQuestionable
Mike WilliamsWRKneeLPLPFP-
Drue TranquillLBElbowFPFPFP-
Thomas DavisLBNot Injury Related-DNPFP-

To view the full injury report for both teams click here.

Practice Status

DNP - Did not participate in practice

LP - Limited participation in practice

FP - Full participation

(-) - Not listed