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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. "H...
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. When the Minnesota Vikings jumped out to their surprising start this season, many had begun to tout Percy Harvin as an early candidate for the league's MVP award.
During Minnesota's late-season run to advance to Saturday's playoff game at Green Bay, Harvin was merely an afterthought.
The multi-talented receiver and returner was put on injured reserve...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers veteran defensive back Charles Woodson has been cleared to play and will be available in Saturday's playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Woodson has been out since breaking his collarbone on Oct. 21, missing the final nine regular-season games. The original expectation from the team was that Woodson would be out only six weeks, but the eight...
The Green Bay Packers lost to the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday, causing them to miss out on securing the No. 2 seed in the NFC Playoffs and a first round bye. That loss to the Vikings sets up a first round playoff matchup with their NFC North rival, only this time, a couple of things will be different.
First off, this game will be played at Lambeau Field. The Packers have had great...
The Vikings’ receiving corps is finding ways to make the passing game work without Percy Harvin. It’s more of a group effort that is finding timely success when they need it most.
The Vikings will be dealing with a dangerous element in the Packers secondary for the first time in their three matchups. Safety Charles Woodson has been cleared to play for the first time in over two months.
His broken collarbone healed, Charles Woodson will fortify defense that's been destroyed by Adrian Peterson in two games against the Vikings.
The Green Bay Packers were without safety Charles Woodson
and wide receiver Randall Cobb during last weekend’s defeat to the Minnesota
Vikings. However, the Packers expect to have both players return in time for
Saturday’s rematch against Minnesota, reports Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
During his post-practice press conference on Tuesday,
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin hasn’t been in contact with Leslie Frazier or Adrian Peterson of late, but the team’s medical staff has been monitoring his rehab in Florida.
It’s officially a grudge match this Saturday night. The Minnesota Vikings were able to fend of the Green Bay Packers and advance to the Wild Card round of the playoffs where they will face… the Green Bay Packers. With history in the making, Adrian Peterson fell just nine yards shy of the all time single-season rushing record, but the Vikings came up big last Sunday against an...