Vikings to miss Anthony Barr, Harrison Smith for 2nd game in a row
Published 1:30 pm Saturday, December 19, 2015
EDEN PRAIRIE — The Minnesota Vikings have ruled linebacker Anthony Barr and safety Harrison Smith out for the second straight game because of injuries.
Barr (groin/hand) and Smith (knee/hamstring) were hurt in the first quarter Dec. 6 against Seattle. The Vikings also declared wide receiver Charles Johnson (ankle) and defensive end Scott Crichton (concussion/neck) out for their game Sunday against Chicago.
Defensive tackle Linval Joseph (foot) took part in practice Friday on a limited basis and was listed as questionable. He has missed the last two games. Defensive end Everson Griffen (shoulder) was also listed as questionable.
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The other starting safety, Andrew Sendejo, was listed as probable and should be back after missing the last two games with a knee injury.