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Alexander, Kearse Out and Thielen Questionable | Final Vikings-49ers Injury Report

Thursday's Injury Report - The Vikings have released the statuses for Saturday's game against the 49ers.

Wide receiver Adam Thielen (ankle) has been listed as questionable.

Safety Jayron Kearse (toe/knee) was listed as doubtful out Thursday. (Update: Kearse was downgraded to out on Friday.)

Cornerback Mackensie Alexander (knee) was declared out for the game.

Thielen, Kearse and Alexander all did not participate in practice on Thursday.

Wide receiver Stefon Diggs (illness) was a full participant in practice and after missing practice on Wednesday and Tuesday.

For the San Francisco 49ers defensive end Dee Ford (quadricep/hamstring) and defensive end Kentavius Street (knee) were listed as questionable for Saturday's game as both were limited in Thursday's practice.

Guard Mike Person (neck) was a full participant in practice and linebacker Elijah Lee (illness) did not practice on Thursday.

Wednesday's Injury Report - Following practice on Wednesday at the TCO Performance Center the Vikings released an updated injury report.

Wide receiver Adam Thielen (ankle) was added to the report as a limited participant in practice.

Safety Jayron Kearse (toe/knee), cornerback Mackensie Alexander (knee) and wide receiver Stefon Diggs (illness) all did not participate in practice on Wednesday.

Defensive tackle Linval Joseph (knee) was listed as a limited participant in practice on Wednesday.

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes (ankle/shoulder), defensive end Stephen Weatherly (foot), guard Josh Kline (elbow), defensive tackle Shamar Stephen (knee), tight end Tyler Conklin (knee), and running back Dalvin Cook (shoulder) were all full participants in practice on Wednesday.

Defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo (hamstring) was removed from the injury report.

For the San Francisco 49ers defensive end Dee Ford (quadricep/hamstring), guard Mike Person (neck) defensive end Kentavius Street (knee) were all limited at practice on Wednesday.

View practice images from the Vikings practice on Jan. 9 at TCO Performance Center.

Tuesday's Injury Report - The Vikings have released the initial injury report ahead of the NFC Divisional playoff game against the 49ers in San Francisco on Saturday.

Minnesota completed the first practice of the week on Tuesday at the TCO Performance Center.

Tuesday's practice was a walk-through for Minnesota so the participation statuses are estimations.

Safety Jayron Kearse (toe/knee), defensive tackle Linval Joseph (knee), cornerback Mackensie Alexander (knee) and wide receiver Stefon Diggs (illness) all did not participate in practice on Tuesday.

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes (ankle/shoulder), defensive end Stephen Weatherly (foot), guard Josh Kline (elbow), defensive tackle Shamar Stephen (knee), tight end Tyler Conklin (knee), defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo (hamstring) and running back Dalvin Cook (shoulder) were all full participants in practice on Tuesday.

For the San Francisco 49ers defensive end Dee Ford (quadricep/hamstring), guard Mike Person (neck) defensive end Kentavius Street (knee) were all limited at practice on Tuesday.

Head Coach Kyle Shanahan also confirmed that defensive back Jaquiski Tartt to be a "full go" prior to practice.

Tartt suffered a ribs injury in San Francisco's Week 13 loss at the Baltimore Ravens and has been absent every week since.

VIKINGS:

Table inside Article
Name Position Injury Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Game Status
Jayron Kearse S Toe/Knee DNP DNP DNP Doubtful
Linval Joseph NT Knee DNP LP FP
Mackensie Alexander CB Knee DNP DNP DNP Out
Stefon Diggs WR Illness DNP DNP FP
Xavier Rhodes CB Ankle/Shoulder FP FP FP
Stephen Weatherly DE Foot FP FP FP
Josh Kline G Elbow FP FP FP
Shamar Stephen DT Knee FP FP FP
Tyler Conklin TE Knee FP FP FP
Ifeadi Odenigbo DE Hamstring FP - -
Dalvin Cook RB Shoulder FP FP FP
Adam Thielen WR Ankle - LP DNP Questionable

See photos of the Vikings equipment staff readying the team's uniforms for Saturday's Divisional Round matchup with the 49ers.

49ERS

Table inside Article
Name Position Injury Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Game Status
Dee Ford DE Quad/Hamstring LP LP LP Questionable
Mike Person G Neck LP LP FP
Kentavius Street DE Knee LP LP LP Questionable
Elijah Lee LB Illness - - DNP

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

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