Vikes concerned about DE Griffen's well-being
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“We are aware of the situation involving Everson Griffen and certainly concerned by what we have heard,” Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said in a statement Monday night. “We are currently focused on Everson’s well-being and providing the appropriate support for him and his family.”
Spielman’s statement came after multiple reports said Griffen was allegedly involved in an incident at a hotel in Minneapolis on Saturday.
Griffen was ruled out for Sunday’s loss to the Buffalo Bills after not practicing last week because of a knee injury. Coach Mike Zimmer was asked postgame to address why Griffen was not on the sideline, to which he responded, “He is having a personal matter and I’m going to leave it at that.”
On Monday, Griffen was listed as DNP on the simulated practice injury report with a “knee/non-football injury.” (The Vikings have a short week since they are playing the Rams in Los Angeles on Thursday; they did not practice Monday.)
Griffen was arrested twice after his rookie