EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings couldn't have gotten any better health news in advance of Sunday's win-and-in playoff scenario.
Minnesota (9-6), which can earn a playoff spot with a win Sunday at home against the NFC North champion Green Bay Packers (11-4), expect to have leading rusher Adrian Peterson, 14-year veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield and defensive end Brian Robison in uniform for Sunday's game.
Peterson, who is 102 yards shy of becoming the seventh player to rush for 2,000 yards in a season and 208 yards away from Eric Dickerson's single-season record of 2,105, has been bothered by an abdominal injury for two weeks. The injury caused him to leave last week's win at Houston early and he missed practice Wednesday and Thursday before returning in a limited role on Friday.
Peterson is listed as probable for Sunday's game.
"We'll know a little bit more after we go through some of pregame, and talking with him some after practice briefly there he feels pretty g...