Trae Waynes added to Minnesota Vikings injury report; Harrison Smith, Everson Grifeen don't practice

Safety Harrison Smith and defensive end Everson Griffen remained out of practice while rookie cornerback Trae Waynes was added to the Minnesota Vikings injury report.

Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith and defensive end Everson Griffen remained out of Thursday’s practice with injuries after missing Wednesday, too.

Smith is dealing with a knee injury suffered when CB Terence Newman ran into him in Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers. Griffen has hip and shoulder injuries.

The rest of the Vikings that were limited on Wednesday returned to full participants on Thursday, but rookie CB Trae Waynes was added to the injury report with ankle injury and was limited, meaning he likely suffered it in Thursday’s practice. He wasn’t listed on Wednesday’s injury report and walked off the field Wednesday without displaying any obvious injury.

For the Falcons, RB Devonta Freeman (concussion) and WR Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) were held out of practice for a second straight day, and it’s looking unlikely Freeman will play. Kicker Matt Bryant (right quad) went from limited on Wednesday to not participating on Thursday.

Here is the full Thanksgiving injury report for the two teams:

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Player # Pos. Injury 25-Nov 26-Nov
Harrison Smith 22 S Knee Did Not Part. Did Not Part.
Everson Griffen 97 DE Hip/ Did Not Part. Did Not Part.
Shoulder
Robert Blanton 36 S Ankle Limited Part. Full Part.
Sharrif Floyd 73 DT Ankle Limited Part. Full Part.
Matt Kalil 75 T Toe Limited Part. Full Part.
Eric Kendricks 54 LB Ribs Full Part. Full Part.
Anthony Barr 55 LB Hand Full Part. Full Part.
Teddy Bridgewater 5 QB Left Shoulder Full Part. Full Part.
Trae Waynes 26 CB Ankle -------------- Limited Part.

ATLANTA FALCONS

Player # Pos. Injury 25-Nov 26-Nov
Devonta Freeman 24 RB Concussion Did Not Part. Did Not Part.
Leonard Hankerson 85 WR Hamstring Did Not Part. Did Not Part.
Robert Alford 23 CB Groin Limited Part. Limited Part.
Matt Bryant 3 K Right Quad Limited Part. Did Not Part.
Andy Levitre 67 G Knee Limited Part. Limited Part.
Robenson Therezie 27 S Hamstring Limited Part. Limited Part.

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