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