Starting nose tackle Linval Joseph is expected to play in Sunday’s wild-card playoff game against Seattle at TCF Bank Stadium.
Joseph fully participated in Friday’s practice at Winter park and was listed probable for Sunday. He missed last week’s regular-season finale at Green Bay and has sat out four of the Vikings’ last five games with an injured big toe.
Running back Adrian Peterson returned to practice Friday after sitting out Wednesday and Thursday with an injured low back, and is probable heading into his first playoff game since 2012.
Defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis has been ruled out for Sunday with an ankle injury he suffered last week at Green Bay.
All other players, including wide receiver Adam Thielen (shoulder/low back), defensive end Everson Griffen (shoulder) and fullback Zach Line (illness) are probable.
Seattle also appears to be close to full strength entering the playoffs. Five-time Pro Bowl running back Marshawn Lynch (abdomen) was listed questionable for Sunday's game after missing the last seven weeks, but Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said on his radio show he expects everyone to play except tight end Luke Willson (concussion).
Pro Bowl safety Kam Chancellor (pelvis) was listed probable after missing the last three weeks and former Pro Bowl offensive lineman Russell Okung (calf) will return after missing two games. Wide receiver Tyler Lockett (hip), defensive end Michael Bennett (toe), guard J.R. Sweezy (concussion) and cornerback Jeremy Lane (oblique) are also probable.