clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings Injury Report: Shea McClellin doubtful, Hroniss Grasu questionable

David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bears host the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday and both teams could be missing starters.

Inside linebacker Shea McClellin is the only Bear getting the doubtful designation meaning he only has a 25% chance to play. McClellin hasn't played since week five when he hurt his knee against the Chiefs.

Starting safety Antrel Rolle (ankle) is listed as questionable (50% chance he plays) as is reserve defensive lineman Bruce Gaston (illness). If Rolle if forced to miss Sunday, it will likely be UDFA rookie Harold Jones-Quartey making his

The unexpected news out of Halas Hall this week was the neck tweak by starting center Hroniss Grasu that he sustained on Wednesday. He didn't practice yesterday, he was limited today, and he's listed as questionable. Tackle Jermon Bushrod (shoulder) is also listed as questionable, but whether Bushrod is available or not, the Bears could still go with 2nd year player Charles Leno Jr. at left tackle.

If Grasu can't go, expect left guard Matt Slauson to slide over to play center, with Patrick Omameh filling in at left guard. Slauson (knee/shoulder) and Omameh (ankle) are both listed as probable (75% chance they play).

The only other Bear listed on what is their smallest official injury report in a while, is outside linebacker Pernell McPhee, who is questionable. But by now we all expect McPhee to be out there wreaking havoc on the opposition.

The Bears' starting defensive line should be Will Sutton (DE), Eddie Goldman (NT) and Jarvis Jenkins now that Jeremiah Ratliff (demonic possession) is out.

One more Bears related nugget.

As the Sun Times' Patrick Finley pointed out, the Bears had Mesko in at practice because he punts lefty and the Vikings have a lefty punter.

For the Minnesota Vikings, starting defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd hasn't practiced all week with knee and ankle injuries and he's ruled out. Defensive tackle Justin Trattou (foot) is also ruled out as are TE Rhett Ellison (concussion) and LB Audie Cole (finger).

Running back Adrian Peterson (hip/finger/ankle) returned to practice today and is listed as probable. Other Vikings listed as probable are DT Tom Johnson (knee), FB Zach Line (neck), WR Adam Thielen (ankle) and WR Jarius Wright (concussion).