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Antoine Winfield expected to play vs. Packers

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.

Jazz crush Wolves on Wednesday night

Minnesota dropped their third game in the last four on Wednesday night in Utah. Here's what else happened around the league.

Vikings vs. Texans has huge playoff implications

Minnesota will head down to Texas to face Houston on Sunday, and both teams really need a win to bolster their playoff hopes.

Wolves slide into 3rd place in Northwest

The Minnesota Timberwolves are now a full eight games back of the Thunder, who they will host on Thursday night.

Wolves drop back-to-back games on the road

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.

North Dakota State advances to FCS playoff final

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.

Most experts picking against Vikings this weekend

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.

Percy Harvin to undergo "minor surgery"

The wide receiver is out for the year with an ankle injury and did not disclose what the procedure would be related to.

Adrian Peterson thinks he can win the MVP

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.

Vikings not worried about Peterson's workload

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.

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