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NFL Injury Report:
The Minnesota Viking announced yesterday that running back
Adrian Peterson, offensive lineman Matt Kalil and defensive end Jared Allen all
would have been sidelined due to injury if the team had practiced yesterday,
reports Joseph Alper of ProFootballTalk.com.
The Vikings estimated that
running back Adrian Peterson, tackle Matt Kalil and
defensive end Jared Allen all would have been sidelined at practice on Monday.
Peterson continues to deal with an ankle sprain that’s
landed him on the Vikings’ injury report the past few weeks. Even so, the
All-Pro has continued to put up gaudy rushing totals.
Allen was limited at practice last week due to a groin
injury, but he was able to play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. Kalil’s
injury was new, as he wasn’t included on last week’s list.
Minnesota said cornerback Antoine Winfield (knee) and tight
end John Carlson (concussion) also wouldn’t have practiced yesterday.
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