Cardinals at Vikings: Game Time, Preview, Point Spread, Where to Watch
By Dan Zinski
Arizona Cardinals (4-2) vs. Minnesota Vikings (4-2)
Where: Mall of America Field
When: Sunday October 21st, 12:00 PM CT
The Vikings look to rebound after a tough road loss to the Washington Redskins. The Vikes have been tough at home this year, winning all three contests. Wide receiver Jerome Simpson returns to the field, and will hopefully help open up the passing offense. Christian Ponder must play better after a three turnover game against the Redskins. The defense will look to take advantage of a dreadful Cardinals offensive line. Adrian Peterson plays despite being hampered by an injured ankle.
The Cardinals will go with John Skelton at quarterback after the loss of Kevin Kolb. Their defense has been stout all year thanks mostly to a great defensive line and fast linebackers. The team’s greatest weakness is on the offensive line. The Cardinals have allowed 22 sacks in the last three games. Larry Fitzgerald is still a great weapon but can Skelton get him the ball? Can Arizona run against the Vikings’ solid defense?
Friday Injury Report:
Vikings: OUT: Mistral Raymond (ankle) QUESTIONABLE: Matt Asiata (knee), Marvin Mitchell (calf) PROBABLE: Jared Allen (groin), Robert Blanton (hamstring), Everson Griffen (non-injury), Adrian Peterson (ankle), Christian Ponder (knee), Jerome Simpson (back), Antoine Winfield (knee)
Cardinals: OUT: Kevin Kolb (ribs), Kerry Rhodes (back) DOUBTFUL: Anthony Sherman (knee), Gregory Toler (hamstring) QUESTIONABLE: Michael Adams (hamstring), Todd Heap (knee), Reggie Walker (head) PROBABLE: Darnell Dockett (hamstring), Jim Dray (knee), Quentin Groves (hamstring), Paris Lenon (knee), O’Brien Schofield (knee), Adam Snyder (elbow)
Point Spread: VIKINGS -6 1/2
Where to Watch/Listen:
Broadcast TV: FOX
Terrestrial Radio: KFAN 100.3 and Network
Arizona Cardinals Radio Network
Satellite Radio: Sirius 112
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