Minnesota Vikings defensive finish Everson Griffen suffered a concussion in a automotive crash this week after swerving to overlook a deer, coach Mike Zimmer stated Friday, per ESPN.
Griffen has been ruled out for Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals together with Anthony Barr (knee), Christian Darrisaw (groin) and Harrison Hand (hamstring).
The 33-year-old missed Thursday’s observe after getting into the concussion protocol, the article states. Griffen rejoined the Vikings, with whom he spent his first 10 NFL seasons, after enjoying for Detroit and Dallas final season.
ESPN stories that Griffen advised officers on the scene that he misplaced management of the automotive when he swerved to overlook the deer within the highway. The automotive then left the highway and crashed right into a tree, in response to an announcement from the Minnetrista Public Security Division.
Griffen suffered solely minor accidents and was handled on the scene by EMTs, police stated.