EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have ruled wide receiver Adam Thielen out for the game at Dallas, increasing the possibility the two-time Pro Bowl pick will rest his injured thigh for the remainder of the month.
Thielen was hurt during a first-quarter touchdown reception on Oct. 20 at Detroit and held out the next week against Washington. It was the first absence of his six-year NFL career.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
Thielen returned to the lineup last Sunday at Kansas City before aggravating the injury and sidelined in the first quarter.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
After the Vikings visit Dallas on Sunday, they host Denver on Nov. 17 before their bye. So if Thielen were to be held out until the Dec. 1 game at Seattle, he would get four weeks of recuperation.
Nose tackle Linval Joseph (knee) was also declared out for Sunday, and cornerback Trae Waynes (ankle) was listed as questionable.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
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