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Vikings-Bears Final Week 5 Injury Report

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings on Friday ruled out tight end Ben Ellefson because of a groin injury.

Rookie receiver Jalen Nailor (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's Week 5 game against the Chicago Bears.

Ellefson and Nailor were added to the injury report Thursday as limited participants.

Andrew Booth, Jr., was listed as questionable. Booth has been rehabbing a quadriceps injury he suffered in Week 1.

Outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith (knee) and cornerback Cameron Dantzler, Sr., did not receive a designation and are expected to be available.

Minnesota (3-1) will host the Chicago (2-2) at noon (CT) Sunday.

Table inside Article
VIKINGS Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Andrew Booth CB Quad LP LP FP Questionable
Za'Darius Smith OLB Knee LP LP LP -
Cameron Dantzler Sr. CB Hip FP LP FP -
Ben Ellefson TE Groin - LP DNP Out
Jalen Nailor WR Hamstring - LP LP Questionable

Bears Injury Report:

The Bears listed cornerback Jaylon Johnson (quadriceps) and defensive back Dane Cruikshank (hamstring) as doubtful.

Running back David Montgomery (ankle) is listed as questionable.

The other five players on Chicago's injury report — OLB Matthew Adams (hamstring), TE Ryan Griffin (Achilles), DB Jaylon Jones (illness), DT Justin Jones (hip) and LB Sterling Weatherford (illness) — did not receive a game designation and are likely to be available.

Table inside Article
BEARS Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Matthew Adams OLB Hamstring LP FP FP -
Dane Cruikshank DB Hamstring DNP DNP LP Doubtful
Ryan Griffin TE Achilles LP LP FP -
Jaylon Johnson CB Quad DNP DNP LP Doubtful
Jaylon Jones DB Illness DNP FP FP -
David Montgomery RB Ankle DNP LP FP -
Justin Jones DT Hip - LP LP Questionable
Sterling Weathorford LB Illness - DNP FP -

Practice Status

DNP - Did not participate in practice

LP - Limited participation in practice

FP - Full participation

(-) - Not listed

Game Status

Out - Player will not play

Doubtful - Player is unlikely to play

Questionable - Player is not certain to play

(-) - Not listed