Minnesota Vikings (7-6) vs. St. Louis Rams (6-6-1)
Where: Edward Jones Dome
When: Sunday, December 16, 12:oo PM CT
The Vikings cling to slim playoff hopes as they travel to St. Louis to face the Rams. Christian Ponder gets one more chance to prove his doubters wrong in a tough road environment. Meanwhile, Adrian Peterson continues his quest to crack the 2,000 yard mark. Peterson needs 400 yards in his final three games to achieve that vaunted milestone.
After a tough stretch of games, the Vikings defense rebounded last weekend against the Bears. The defensive line hopes to be disruptive against Sam Bradford and the Rams. The Vikings will need to shore up their tackling issues if they hope to deal with running back Steven Jackson who may be playing his final home game in St. Louis. The turnover battle will be key for the Vikes. Last week vs. the Bears they had two interceptions, returning one for a TD.
Vikings: QUESTIONABLE: Antoine Winfield (knee), PROBABLE: Adrian Peterson (abdomen), Jared Allen (shoulder), Chris Kluwe (knee), Robert Blanton (neck), Phil Loadholt (knee), Jasper Brinkley (shoulder), Letroy Guion (shin), A.J. Jefferson (concussion), Charlie Johnson (ankle), Kyle Rudolph (shoulder)
Rams: QUESTIONABLE: Jermelle Cudjo (foot); PROBABLE: Cortland Finnegan (ankle), Scott Wells (knee), Mario Haggan (elbow), Mike McNeill (thigh), Danny Amendola (foot), Janoris Jenkins (illness), Steven Jackson (foot), Craig Dahl (head), James Laurainitis (back)
Point Spread: ST. LOUIS -3
Where to Watch/Listen
Terrestrial Radio: KFAN 100.3 and Network
Online: NFL Audio Pass
Satellite: Sirius 138
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Topics: Minnesota Vikings