Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers "took some 11-on-11 reps with the first-team offense in practice Wednesday," reports ESPN.com, citing tight end Andrew Quarless as the source. Rodgers broke his collarbone Nov. 4 and has not yet been cleared to play.
In addition to quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who is out again with a broken collarbone, the Packers' list of inactives for Week 14 against the Falcons includes defensive lineman C.J. Wilson (ankle), wide receiver Chris Harper, running back Kahlil Bell, linebacker Nate Palmer, offensive lineman Marshall Newhouse and defensive lineman Jerel Worthy. Harper, Bell, Palmer, Newhouse and Worthy are all healthy scratches.
Vikings backup running back Toby Gerhart (hamstring) has a little better chance of playing Sunday against the Eagles than Adrian Peterson (foot), coach Leslie Frazier told ESPN.com. Gerhart tweaked his hamstring late in the Week 14 loss at Baltimore.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said running back Adrian Peterson, who has a sprained foot, will try to practice Friday, reports ESPN.com. Frazier said Peterson is no longer in a walking boot and will do rehab in a pool.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Monday quarterback Christian Ponder has been cleared to return after sitting out Sunday's game against the Ravens with a concussion. However, Frazier said he hasn't made a decision on who will start at quarterback Week 15 vs. Philadelphia.
Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes "should miss a few weeks" with the ankle injury he suffered in the fourth quarter of the Week 14 loss at Baltimore, reports NFL Network. Rhodes has 48 tackles and a forced fumble this season.