Three starters were held out of Vikings practice again Thursday.
Left tackle Matt Kalil (hip) showed up midway through warm-ups and observed the offensive line from the sideline while cornerback Xavier Rhodes (knee) and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd (knee) did the same in their position groups.
T.J. Clemmings continued to fill in at left tackle, though it’s important to note that while Kalil has sat out a handful of practices in his five-year NFL career, he’s yet to miss a start.
Floyd appeared limited in the Vikings’ season-opening win at Tennessee, playing just 23 snaps. The problem remains his left knee, which was supported by a brace as he watched practice.
Rhodes has not practiced since injuring his knee while stretching before Sunday’s win against the Titans. His right knee was supported by a brace. If Rhodes can’t play, Trae Waynes would likely get his third career start — his first against the Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers.
Center Nick Easton (ankle) was limited for the Vikings. Full participants were running back Adrian Peterson (ankle), running back Jerick McKinnon (foot/lower leg), receiver Charles Johnson (quad), tight end Kyle Rudolph (knee), linebacker Eric Kendricks (ankle) and tight end Rhett Ellison (knee).
At quarterback, Sam Bradford and Shaun Hill rotated in front of media. Though just as the offense assembled for full team drills, Bradford was the one to join the huddle with starters.
Another quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater, arrived at the Winter Park training facilities just as practice started. He underwent surgery last Thursday to repair multiple torn ligaments, including his ACL, due to a left knee dislocation suffered Aug. 30.
For the Packers: CB Sam Shields (concussion), S Chris Banjo (hamstring), LB Jayrone Elliott (hamstring) and CB Josh Hawkins (hamstring) did not practice; WR Trevor Davis (shoulder) and WR Jeff Janis (hand) were listed as full participants.