Vikes-Bears injury report: Winfield out, Peppers in

Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield is deactivated for the Sunday night game against the Bears. Chicago defensive end Julius Peppers, however, is on the active list and is expected to start.
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Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield is deactivated for the Sunday night game against the Bears. Chicago defensive end Julius Peppers, however, is on the active list and is expected to start.

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Winfield and Peppers doubtful for Sunday

The Vikings and Bears are expected to be without a defensive superstar on Sunday. Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield and Bears defensive end Julius Peppers are both listed as doubtful on the injury report. Winfield has a neck injury while Peppers has a sprained MCL in his left knee.

Winfield doubtful on Vikes injury report

The Vikings will likely be without two starting defensive backs when they try to stop Aaron Rodgers and the Packers Sunday. Cornerback Antoine Winfield and safety Jamarca Sanford are listed as doubtful in the latest injury report. Center John Sullivan is also doubtful with concussion symptoms.

Frazier confirms Winfield out for season

After missing four games with a neck strain, Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield is out for the rest of the season. Coach Leslie Frazier says Winfield suffered a fractured clavicle in the second half of Monday night’s blowout loss to the Packers. Winfield is scheduled to have surgery tomorrow.

Vikings Wednesday injury report

The Vikings remain mostly healthy outside of the obvious season-ending injury to Antoine Winfield. The only other big names on Wednesday's injury report were Anthony Herrera and Erin Henderson. Herrera is still bothered by a knee injury while Henderson has an issue with a hamstring.

Herrera out, Harvin and Winfield in

The Minnesota Vikings roster is almost entirely healthy heading into Monday night's match-up against the Packers. Right guard Anthony Herrera is the only player listed as out on the injury report. The good news is that Antoine Winfield is playing for sure and Percy Harvin's ribs are close to 100-percent.

Vikings vs. Buccaneers injury report

The Vikings listed four players on their injury report for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. E.J. Henderson and defensive end Adrian Awasom are questionable. Defensive back Asher Allen and wide receiver Michael Jenkins are both probable.

Stiff neck keeps Winfield out of practice

The Vikings are healthy for the most part but they might be without cornerback Antoine Winfield for a second week in a row. Winfield didn't practice Wednesday. Leslie Frazier says Winfield still has some stiffness in his neck stemming from a tackle he made in a loss to the Chiefs.

Winfield's availability for Carolina is still up in the air

Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield took part in full contact practice Thursday for the first time since injuring his neck nearly a month ago. He said it went well and and he hopes to play Sunday in Carolina. Head coach Leslie Frazier, however, isn't as optimistic.