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EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Friday ruled outside linebacker Marcus Davenport out for Sunday’s Week 3 game against the Chargers because of an ankle injury.

Minnesota listed center Garrett Bradbury (back) as questionable.

Davenport has been dealing with an ankle injury since a practice before Minnesota’s season-opener against Tampa Bay. Bradbury left that game against the Bucs and has been out of the lineup since. Davenport played four snaps at Philadelphia before leaving his Vikings debut game.

“I went out there and tried it and wasn’t at the place I should have been, so we were able to be smart and pull it back a little bit,” Davenport said in the locker room Thursday.

The offseason addition said he’s experiencing “progress.”

“One of those day-to-day things, you know? I’ll just leave it at progress,” Davenport said. “I’ve been itching [to play]. Seeing our defense and what we were able to do and thinking about how I can contribute and add to it only gets me more excited.”

Earlier this week, receiver Jalen Nailor was listed as limited because of a hamstring injury, but he was placed on Injured Reserve Thursday and will miss at least four weeks.

Tackle Christian Darrisaw (ankle), linebacker Jordan Hicks (shin) and safety Josh Metellus (shoulder) did not receive designations for the game.

Table inside Article
Vikings Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Garrett Bradbury C Back DNP LP LP QUESTIONABLE
Marcus Davenport OLB Ankle DNP DNP DNP OUT
Christian Darrisaw T Ankle LP LP FP
Jordan Hicks LB Shin LP LP FP
Josh Metellus S Shoulder LP LP FP
Jalen Nailor WR Hamstring LP IR IR IR


Los Angeles ruled out running back Austin Ekeler (ankle) and Eric Kendricks (hamstring), the linebacker who played eight seasons for the Vikings.

The Chargers listed edge defenders Joey Bosa (hamstring) and Chris Rumph II (hamstring) as questionable. Rumph is the son of Vikings defensive line coach.

Linebacker Daiyan Henley (hamstring) and defensive lineman Christopher Hinton (back) also were listed as questionable.

Receiver Mike Williams (ankle), who fully participated this week, does not have an injury designation and is expected to play.

Table inside Article
Chargers Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Eric Kendricks MLB Hamstring DNP DNP DNP OUT
Austin Ekeler RB Ankle DNP DNP DNP OUT
Daiyan Henley LB Hamstring LP FP FP QUESTIONABLE
Mike Williams WR Ankle FP FP FP
Christopher Hinton DL Back DNP LP QUESTIONABLE

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

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