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Vikings at Packers Week 8 Final Injury Report

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Friday ruled out linebacker Brian Asamoah II ahead of visiting the Packers in Week 8.

Asamoah did not practice this week because of an ankle injury.

Minnesota (3-4) listed guard Ezra Cleveland (foot) and receiver Jalen Nailor (hamstring) as questionable. Both were listed as limited participants all week. Nailor remains in his 21-day observation window after being designated to return from Injured Reserve.

Running back Kene Nwangwu (illness) was added to the report Friday. He did not participate and is listed as questionable a week after making his 2023 debut. UPDATE: Nwangwu was ruled out for the game on Saturday.

T.J. Hockenson (foot), who caught 11 passes for 86 yards on 12 targets despite leaving the game twice Monday, did not receive a designation and is expected to be available.

Kickoff is scheduled for noon (CT) Sunday at Lambeau Field.

Table inside Article
Vikings Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Brian Asamoah II LB Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
T.J. Hockenson TE Foot DNP LP FP -
Ezra Cleveland G Foot LP LP LP Questionable
Jalen Nailor* WR Hamstring LP LP LP Questionable
Kene Nwangwu RB Illness - - DNP Out


Green Bay (2-4) listed four players — cornerback Jaire Alexander (back), linebacker De'Vondre Campbell (ankle), tight end Luke Musgrave (ankle) and offensive lineman Josh Myers (ankle) as questionable for Sunday's game.

All other players on this week's report — outside linebacker Preston Smith (illness), offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins (knee), running back Aaron Jones (hamstring), tackle Yosh Nijman (knee), defensive lineman Devonte Wyatt (knee), safety Zayne Anderson (hamstring) and receiver Christian Watson (knee) — did not receive designations and are expected to be available.

Table inside Article
Packers Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game status
Aaron Jones RB Hamstring DNP LP LP -
Luke Musgrave TE Ankle DNP DNP LP Questionable
Josh Myers OL Ankle DNP LP FP Questionable
Jaire Alexander CB Back LP DNP LP Questionable
De'Vondre Campbell LB Ankle LP LP LP Questionable
Elgton Jenkins OL Knee LP LP LP -
Yosh Nijman T Knee LP LP LP -
Devonte Wyatt DL Knee LP LP FP -
Zayne Anderson S Hamstring FP FP FP -
Christian Watson WR Knee FP FP FP -
Preston Smith LB Illness - DNP FP -

Practice Status

DNP - Did not participate in practice

LP - Limited participation in practice

FP - Full participation

NIR - Not Injury Related

(-) - Not listed

*Designated to Return from Injured Reserve - Currently within 21-day practice window

Game Status

Out - Player will not play

Doubtful - Player is unlikely to play

Questionable - Player is not certain to play

(-) - Not listed