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Adrian Peterson, Greg Jennings active for Vikings against Packers

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP)

Running back Adrian Peterson and receiver Greg Jennings are active for the Minnesota Vikings against the Packers.

Peterson (groin) was held out of practice two days this week and was listed as questionable for Sunday's game, as was Jennings, who was nursing a sore Achilles tendon. Jennings is returning to Lambeau Field for the first time since signing with Green Bay's NFC North rivals.

Defensive end Brian Robison (neck) and center John Sullivan (concussion) are also active for Minnesota. Both had been listed as questionable.

For the Packers, cornerback Sam Shields will miss a second straight game with a hamstring injury. Scott Tolzien is starting at quarterback for Aaron Rodgers, who will miss a third straight week with a left collarbone injury.

Defensive lineman Johnny Jolly (groin) is also inactive for Green Bay while linebacker Nick Perry (foot/ankle) and right tackle Don Barclay (knee) were already ruled out Friday. Receiver Chris Harper and linebacker Nate Palmer are healthy scratches.

For Minnesota, Audie Cole is making his first career start at middle linebacker for leading tackler Erin Henderson, who missed practice the past week for an unspecified personal matter.

The Vikings are other inactives quarterback Josh Freeman, cornerback Josh Robinson, guard Jeff Baca, tight end Kyle Rudolph, receiver Rodney Smith and defensive tackle Chase Baker.

Tagged: Packers, Vikings, Greg Jennings

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