Giants vs Vikings: NFL Wild Card Weekend injury report

Giants vs Vikings injury report for the Wild Card Weekend game. Harrison Smith of Minnesota was LP on Wednesday after practice.

Minnesota Vikings

The second game on Sunday's Wild Card Weekend schedule could be a competitive one. The New York Giants, a team that finished 9-7-1 this regular season, will be in Minnesota on January 15th, 2023. They are +3.0 (bet365) on the spread for the game as they prepare to face the Minnesota Vikings.

The injury report for the game has recently been updated and it is not an extensive one. Both teams appear to be in good shape heading into this contest -- which makes sense given that they were both able to coast into the playoffs through Week 18.

  • DNP: did not participate in practice
  • LP: limited participant in practice
  • FP: full participant in practice

Harrison Smith: LP on Wednesday after practice

The injury report listed Harrison Smith, a safety for Minnesota. Smith, as of Wednesday after practice, has a problem with his knee. According to the report he was LP in practice. Cameron Dantzler was DNP on the report for Minnesota but other players, like James Lynch and Garrett Bradbury, were either LP or FP. In total, Minnesota had five players listed on their half of the injury report but they have to be judged to be in good condition.

New York lists six players on their half of the report

Meanwhile, New York had six players listed on their half of the report. They too are in really good shape heading into this game. They didn't have anyone that was DNP while five of their players were LP and one was FP. This is a game where the injury report is not as important as it often is.

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