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Injury report: Vikings stars likely to play vs Bucs



The final injury report was released today ahead of Thursday night's Bucs-Vikings game, and the key Minnesota players who have been limited this week appear likely to play.

Running back Adrian Peterson, defensive end Jared Allen and quarterback Christian Ponder all are listed as probable. That means it's a virtual certainty they'll play, according to injury-reporting guideines.

For the Bucs, nickel back Brandon McDonald, who has an ankle injury, is listed as questionable, meaning he has a 50-50 shot to play.

Here's the full injury report:


LB Adam Hayward, Ankle, Probable

WR Vincent Jackson, Calf, Probable

CB Brandon McDonald, Ankle, Questionable

G Carl Nicks, Foot, Probable

C Jeremy Zuttah, Quadriceps, Probable


DE Jared Allen, Groin, Probable

RB Matt Asiata, Knee, Probable

TE John Carlson, Concussion, Out

S Robert Blanton, Hamstring, Probable

DT Fred Evans, Knee, Probable

LT Matt Kalil, Back, Probable

LB Marvin Mitchell, Calf, Probable

RB Adrian Peterson, Ankle, Probable

QB Christian Ponder, Knee, Probable

S Mistral Raymond, Ankle, Out

WR Jerome Simpson, Low Back/Foot, Probable

S Harrison Smith, Calf, Probable

CB Antoine Winfield, Knee, Probable

[Last modified: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 6:29pm]


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