The Vikings coaching staff is confident that Winfield will be good to go on Saturday vs. the Packers, despite Winfield leaving last Sunday's game with pain in his broken hand.
Minnesota dropped their third game in the last four on Wednesday night in Utah. Here's what else happened around the league.
Minnesota will head down to Texas to face Houston on Sunday, and both teams really need a win to bolster their playoff hopes.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are now a full eight games back of the Thunder, who they will host on Thursday night.
Minnesota's four-game winning streak came to an abrupt halt this week, as they dropped both ends of a back-to-back to the Orlando Magic and Miami Heat.
The Bison booked their ticket after a close win over Georgia Southern, and they'll get a rematch against Sam Houston State in the title game.
The majority of the experts who pick games at ESPN, CBS, and Yahoo! are going against the Vikings on Sunday, instead choosing the suddenly hot Rams.
The wide receiver is out for the year with an ankle injury and did not disclose what the procedure would be related to.
Peterson is having an incredible season just one year removed from tearing his ACL, and thinks he can parlay that into his first MVP award -- which would be a rare feat for a non-quarterback.
Adrian Peterson has the second most rushing attempts and the most rushing yards in the NFL, but the Vikings aren't worried about him doing so one year after having his knee surgically reconstructed.