Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen in concussion protocol after car accident

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Minnesota Vikings defensive stop Everson Griffen suffered a concussion in a vehicle accident this week just after swerving to overlook a deer, mentor Mike Zimmer claimed Friday.

Griffen, who landed on the harm report since of the concussion, has been dominated out for Sunday’s game from the Arizona Cardinals together with Anthony Barr (knee), Christian Darrisaw (groin) and Harrison Hand (hamstring).

Griffen, 33, missed Thursday’s apply just after coming into the concussion protocol. He rejoined the Vikings, with whom he put in his first 10 NFL seasons, following enjoying for Detroit and Dallas final season.

In accordance to a statement from the Minnetrista General public Basic safety Office, Griffen advised officers at the scene that he misplaced handle of the auto when he swerved to skip the deer in the street. The automobile then remaining the road and crashed into a tree.

According to law enforcement, Griffen experienced only minimal accidents and he was handled at the scene by EMTs.