Minnesota (1st - NFCN) at Carolina (2nd - NFCS)

Matchup Details
Sun, Sep 25 - Bank of America Stadium
KICK OFF - 1:00 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Minnesota 2-0-02-0-01-0-01-0-01-1-0
Carolina 1-1-01-1-01-0-00-1-02-0-0
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotes
CBX. Rhodes
Prob Sun
Knee
09/25/16
Rhodes is sidelined with a knee injury but is expected to play Sunday against the Panthers.
DED. Hunter
Prob Sun
Knee
09/22/16
Hunter left the last game with a knee injury but is likely to play Sunday against the Panthers.
LBE. Kendricks
Prob Sun
Ankle
09/22/16
Kendricks is expected to play Sunday against the Panthers despite an ankle injury.
FBZ. Line
Prob Sun
Neck
09/22/16
Line is likely to play Sunday against the Panthers despite a neck injury.
RBJ. McKinnon
Prob Sun
Toe
09/21/16
McKinnon has a toe injury but is expected to play Sunday against the Panthers.
TEK. Rudolph
Prob Sun
Groin
09/21/16
Rudolph is battling a groin injury but is likely to suit up against the Panthers on Sunday.
QBS. Bradford
Prob Sun
Hand
09/20/16
Bradford is nursing a hand injury but is expected to suit up Sunday against the Panthers.
TEM. Pruitt
Out Sun
Knee
09/25/16
Pruitt is nursing a sprained MCL and will not play Sunday against the Panthers.
CN. Easton
Out Sun
Ankle
09/25/16
Easton has missed the last two games with an ankle injury and will not play Sunday against the Panthers.
DTS. Floyd
Early Nov
Knee
09/23/16
Floyd will be out for six weeks after undergoing meniscus surgery on his left knee.
RBA. Peterson
Elig Week 11
Knee
09/23/16
Peterson is on injured reserve after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. He is expected to need three-to-four months to recover and is first eligible to come off the I-R against the Cardinals on November 20th.
TM. Kalil
I-R
Hip
09/23/16
Kalil has been placed on injured reserve with a torn labrum in his hip and will miss the remainder of the season.
QBT. Bridgewater
I-R
Knee
09/08/16
Bridgewater had season-ending surgery to repair a dislocated left knee and a full ACL tear and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
DTS. Crichton
I-R
Undisclosed
09/08/16
Crichton has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list due to an unspecified injury.
QBT. Heinicke
Elig Week 8
Foot
09/04/16
Heinicke has been placed on the IR-Non-Football-Injury list with a foot injury but is eligible to return against the Bears on October 31st.
CBJ. Price
I-R
Knee
09/04/16
Price is on the injured reserve list due to a knee injury and is expected to miss the entire 2016 season.
SA. Exum Jr.
I-R
Leg
08/31/16
Exum sustained a season-ending leg injury and was placed on the injured reserve list.
GM. Harris
Elig Week 8
Illness
08/30/16
Harris has been placed on the IR-non-football-illness list due to an unknown condition but is eligible to return October 31st against the Bears.
Carolina
PPlayerStatusNotes
GT. Turner
Prob Sun
Ankle
09/25/16
Turner departed the last game with an ankle injury but is expected to play Sunday against the Vikings.
DTK. Short
Prob Sun
Shoulder
09/25/16
Short is nursing a shoulder injury but will play Sunday against the Vikings.
LBJ. Cash
Out Sun
Hamstring
09/25/16
Cash has a hamstring strain and will miss Sunday's game against the Vikings.
RBJ. Stewart
Early Oct
Hamstring
09/21/16
Stewart is slowed by a hamstring injury and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
GC. Scott
Elig Week 5
Suspension
09/08/16
Scott has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's PED policy and will be eligible to return October 10th against the Buccaneers.
SD. Marlowe
I-R
Hamstring
09/20/16
Marlowe is battling a hamstring injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
WRL. Byrd
I-R
Concussion
09/08/16
Byrd is experiencing concussion-like symptoms and has been placed on injured reserve.
WRK. Norwood
I-R
Hip
09/08/16
Norwood is expected to miss the entire 2016 season with a hip injury after being placed on injured reserve.
TJ. Rigsbee
I-R
Knee
09/08/16
Rigsbee is expected to miss the entire 2016 season with a knee injury and has been placed on injured reserve.
CBL. Johnson
Elig Week 8
Achilles
08/30/16
Johnson has been placed on the injured reserve-non-football injury list with an Achilles injury. He is eligible to return October 30th against the Cardinals.
FBD. Johnson
I-R
Back
08/19/16
Johnson has been placed on the injured reserve with a back injury.
NEWS

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The Minnesota Vikings are undefeated in spite of one potentially devastating injury, but they might have a tougher time surviving the latest blows to their offense. The Vikings – minus star running back Adrian Peterson – put their unblemished record on the line when they travel to face the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. 

 
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