EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -Running back Adrian Peterson was listed as probable for the Vikings' game against the Lions on Sunday after missing two games because of a torn lateral collateral ligament in his right knee.
``He had some soreness, which you would expect ... just from the inactivity,'' coach Brad Childress said after practice Friday.
``It's not going to slow me down,'' Peterson said of the soreness. ``I'm going to be out there going full speed. It's just a matter of feeling what it's like when I get hit.''
Despite the two-game absence, Peterson leads the league in rushing with 1,081 yards and is also first at his position for Pro Bowl votes by fans.
Wide receiver Troy Williamson was listed as doubtful for Sunday's game due to lingering effects from a concussion. He missed Thursday's practice with persistent headaches, and didn't participate Friday.
Backup safety Tank Williams was ruled out with a knee injury, and backup linebacker Dontarrious Thomas (groin) and cornerback Antoine Winfield (hamstring) were questionable.
Defensive end Kenechi Udeze had another excused absence Friday related to the recent birth of his daughter, but Childress expected him to play against Detroit.

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Giants vs. Redskins Total Pick Will the over cash for bettors when the Washington Redskins and New York Giants on Thursday night when the NFC East rivals clash at 8:30 p.m. ET?
Thumbnail Chargers vs. Cowboys Total Pick Will the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Cowboys combine for enough points to push the score over the betting total when the two teams meet at 4:30 p.m. ET on...
Week 12 NFL Survivor Pool Picks 11/21/17
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Thumbnail Week 12 NFL Survivor Pool Picks Need help making your selection of your NFL survivor pool? As we do every Tuesday, here are three options for Week 12 to help push you deeper into your NFL survivor...
Thumbnail Vikings vs. Lions Total Pick Can the Detroit Lions find a way to move the ball on the impressive Minnesota Vikings defense when the two meet up on Thanksgiving Day at...
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Seahawks Prediction Are the Seattle Seahawks a safe bet to cover the point spread as a home favorite tonight when they host the Atlanta Falcons? Kick-off for Monday night is set for 8:30 p.m....

NFL Team Pages