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Adrian Peterson misses Vikings' practice with nagging injuries

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson didn't participate in practice after going through a few stretches with the team on Wednesday and was listed on the Vikings' first injury report of the week with hip, finger and ankle injuries. It's unlikely, however, that any of the injuries would keep Peterson off the field for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears.

Wide receiver Jarius Wright, who is going through the NFL's concussion protocol, officially did not practice, but was running for athletic trainer Eric Sugarman during the open portion of practice. Linebacker Audie Cole (finger) also did not practice after going through stretches with his right hand in a soft wrap. The Vikings added linebacker Brandon Watts to their active roster on Tuesday, which could give them some depth if Cole's injury limits him.

Defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd did not practice on Wednesday after having cartilage taken out of his knee recently. Coach Mike Zimmer said Floyd was in the building and doing well, but wasn't sure how soon Floyd would be able to return from knee and ankle injuries. Defensive end Justin Trattou continued to sit out with a sprained ankle.

Fullback Zach Line was limited with a neck injury, as was wide receiver Adam Thielen after turning his ankle on punter Jeff Locke's safety at the end of Sunday's victory in Detroit. Tight end Rhett Ellison was listed as a limited participant with a concussion, but the fact Ellison was able to participate in some part of practice would suggest he's on his way to clearing the concussion protocol.