EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings have been one of the healthiest teams in the NFL this season, suffering only two key injuries all year -- to receiver Percy Harvin and cornerback Chris Cook, who has returned the past two weeks.
The Green Bay Packers would be highly envious of such good fortune. Each week, Green Bay has dealt with several injuries, often to key players. The Packers are getting healthier for the third meeting between the two teams this season and are expected to have veteran defensive leaders Charles Woodson and leading receiver Randall Cobb back in the lineup for Saturday night's playoff rematch.
Woodson, who has practiced the past few weeks but was still inactive, has been cleared to return for Saturday's game. The eight-time Pro Bowl selection missed the season's final nine games after breaking his collarbone Oct. 21.
"I have no doubts," Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy said on Tuesday a conference call with Minnesota reporters. "He practiced today, and if y...