5 Most Common Injuries Suffered In The NFLThe hearts of Green Bay Packers fans broke this week when they learned receiver Jordy Nelson, a favorite target of MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers, will be sidelined for the year with a "significant right knee injury."
Twins' Nolasco Leaves In 2nd Inning With Ankle InjuryMinnesota's Ricky Nolasco left his start in the second inning against Toronto on Sunday with a sore right ankle. The team said Nolasco, who started the day 5-1 with a 5.12 ERA, would undergo an MRI.
Bridgewater Better; Vikes Aim For QB To Play PackThe sprained left ankle for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is not serious, and the Minnesota Vikings are hopeful he'll play against Green Bay. Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Bridgewater was feeling "a lot better" the day after the injury. The rookie had an MRI test after the game on Sunday, and the tests showed no major damage. The Vikings face the Packers on Thursday night.
Pekovic Out Of Boot, But No Sign Yet Of Return The boot on Nikola Pekovic's injured right ankle has been removed. There's no sign yet of his return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, though.
Vikings RB Peterson Leaves With Ankle Injury Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has left Sunday's game against Baltimore with an ankle injury. The injury occurred early in the second quarter on a snowy afternoon and on a wet field. His return is questionable.
Wolves' Pekovic Has Ankle Surgery In New York Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic had surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle on Tuesday.
Peterson's Ankle Soreness 'Winding Down'Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is still not cleared to practice, but he says he hopes to play against Denver this weekend.
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