The Minnesota Vikings released their final injury report for the Divisional Round, and two key players are listed. Cornerback Mackensie Alexander has been ruled out with a knee injury, while Adam Thielen is questionable with an ankle injury.
Alexander tore his meniscus in Week 17 and had arthroscopic surgery earlier this week after sitting out the Wild Card round. He could return later in the playoffs, but he will not be playing this Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers wide receiver corps is fairly limited after Emmanuel Sanders and Deebo Samuel, but this could be a boost for Kendrick Bourne.
Thielen suffered an injury in practice on Wednesday when he took a cleat to his ankle. He did not do much of anything in Thursday’s final practice, but he is likely to play on Saturday as the wound has time to settle. It’s worth noting Stefon Diggs was removed from the injury report after missing Tuesday and Wednesday’s practices due to illness.