EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Brian Robison's homecoming in Houston might just include a return to the field.
Robison, who suffered a Grade-3 AC sprain of his right shoulder in last week's game at St. Louis, returned to practice for the Minnesota Vikings in a limited capacity on Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's important matchup with 12-2 Houston. Minnesota, currently sitting in the final Wild Card spot in the NFC, needs a win to improve its tenuous hold on a playoff spot.
Robison is a half-sack shy of his career-high with 7.5, but his ability to hold strong against the run as the starting right defensive end will be important against the Texans' fifth-ranked running game.
"That he feels good about it tomorrow," Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said of Robison's best-case scenario. "He has to go through some treatment right now with (head athletic trainer) Eric Sugarman, so have to see how he feels from some of the things we took him through today. What he has to say will mak...