Sharrif Floyd Eagerly Awaits Linval Joseph’s Return For The VikingsLinval Joseph has missed two consecutive games with a foot injury. No one on the team will be happier to have him back, whenever that is, than his replacement, Sharrif Floyd.
Vikings Sign DE Trattou, Waive S PraterThe Minnesota Vikings announced a pair of roster moves on Monday that might hint they'll be a little healthier when they face the Chicago Bears on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Injury Report: Eric Kendricks On Track To Return After Two Week Absence For The VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings do not expect to have any players sidelined due to injuries for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers at TCF Bank Stadium. Rookie middle linebacker Eric Kendricks should be back in the starting lineup after missing two games with a rib injury. Matt Kalil was the only player that missed a practice this week. Even though he sat out multiple practices, the Vikings expect him to play. The Vikings list 11 players on their injury report while the Packers list 15 on their’s.
Injury Report: Despite Three Ailing Body Parts, Peterson To Play SundayRunning back Adrian Peterson was listed on the Minnesota Vikings injury report with injuries to his hip, finger and ankle. Despite the multiple injuries, Peterson is probable and is highly likely to play Sunday against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Vikings have nine players listed on their report. The Bears have eight listed on theirs.
Injury Report: Vikings' Everson Griffen Ready To Play Against Detroit After Sitting Out With IllnessEverson Griffen was a surprise late scratch for Sunday’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs. The starting right defensive end says he will play in Week 7 in Detroit. He would not divulge the extent of the illness, but only that everything checks out. The Vikings list 10 players on their injury report. The Lions list 14 on theirs.
Cleared Of Concussion Tests, Rhodes Practices With VikingsMinnesota Vikings corner back Xavier Rhodes has passed his post-concussion tests and resumed practice with the team, following a scary collision on the field last week.
Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But UnsatisfiedThe Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
Vikes Put Running Back McKinnon On Injured ReserveThe Minnesota Vikings have placed running back Jerick McKinnon on injured reserve, ending his rookie season.