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Vikings' injury list is getting longer

The Vikings' injury report this week could be rather long. Adrian Peterson's ankle is improving his status for this week's game against Denver is unknown. The Vikings will be without safety Tyrell Johnson, long snapper Cullen Loeffler and possibly wide receiver Michael Jenkins as well.
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The Vikings' injury report this week could be rather long. Adrian Peterson's ankle is improving his status for this week's game against Denver is unknown. The Vikings will be without safety Tyrell Johnson, long snapper Cullen Loeffler and possibly wide receiver Michael Jenkins as well.

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