EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. With Sunday's dominating 23-6 win at Houston, the Minnesota Vikings have put themselves in position to make the playoffs.
And they should be nearly full-strength for next Sunday's win-and-in playoff game at home against the Green Bay Packers in the regular-season finale.
Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said running back Adrian Peterson, who is 102 yards away from 2,000 rushing yards for the season and 207 away from Eric Dickerson's single-season record, is "sore" with an abdominal injury but will likely be ready for Sunday's game. Frazier said 14-year veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield suffered a small fracture in his hand in Sunday's game, but is also expected to be ready for the Sunday's pivotal game against Green Bay.
Peterson has been listed on the team's injury report with abdominal and groin issues, and was dealing with a bit of pain late in Sunday's win against Houston that helped put the Vikings in position to control their playoff destiny.
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