• Antoine Winfield fractured hand Sunday, will try to play this week

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Dec 28, 2012
    The bad news for the Vikings is that running back Adrian Peterson and cornerback Antoine Winfield is that they didn’t practice again on Thursday.  Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield has a broken hand but should be able to play against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, coach Leslie Frazier said. Winfield hurt his hand in Sunday’s victory over the Texans, but was able to finish the game before heading for an MRI on Monday. Winfield’s turned in a strong season for the Vikings and the Packers like to throw the ball, which would make his presence a big plus for Minnesota in Week 17. Winfield also downplayed the severity of his injury, a seemingly minor setback heading into the high-stakes finale against the Packers. “I mean, we don’t expect it. But it happens,” he said. “This is a rough sport. However, by game time Sunday, he said, he will likely play with his hand taped up and extra padding on his glove. If the veteran end does play, the Vikings will keep a close eye on his activity and productivity with comfort that Everson Griffen provides a nice back-up plan.
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