Griffen (hip) returned to practice Friday and is listed as questionable against Atlanta, but head coach Mike Zimmer said he expects him to play, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Griffen missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday with hip and shoulder ailments, but it sounds like he'll be ready to play Sunday.
Griffen (neck) is active Sunday against the Rams. After putting in limited practices earlier in the week, Griffen put in a full practice on Friday and will be in the lineup at right defensive end. His presence will help the Vikings defensive line as they try to slow down Todd Gurley and the Rams offense.
Griffen (neck) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Rams, ESPN.com reports. Griffen suffered a stinger in Week 8 against the Bears, but he shouldn't be affected in Sunday's game. It isn't a good matchup for sacks, as both teams figure to rely on their respective running games.
Griffen (neck) was limited in Thursday's practice, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports. A surprise inactive aside in Week 6, Griffen has put consistent pressure on opposing quarterbacks, totaling 4.5 in six games. His matchup Sunday against the run-based Rams doesn't appear to be friendly for fantasy purposes, as its offensive line has conceded six sacks in the four contests with Todd Gurley as the starting tailback.
Griffen had 1.5 sacks and two total tackles in Sunday's win over Detroit. Griffen missed last week's game due to an illness, but looked back to full speed Sunday.