Favre out, Peterson active for Vikings-Eagles tilt

Concussed QB Brett Favre has been ruled out of the Vikings' Tuesday night matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles, while running back Adrian Peterson is active.

Joe Webb started at quarterback for Minnesota and Patrick Ramsey is serving as his backup, reports NFL Network's Jason La Canfora, according to a league source.

Favre led the Vikings on a touchdown drive to open the game last Monday night against the Chicago Bears, but he didn't make it through the second quarter after being sacked by Corey Wootton. Favre suffered a concussion when his head slammed off the frigid turf at TCF Bank Stadium and did not return to the game.

As of Monday, Favre remained doubtful and had yet to pass the first part of his concussion test mandated for all players who suffer head injuries.

Peterson, who was listed as questionable with a thigh bruise that kept him out of last week's game against the Bears, told the Star Tribune on Monday that he expected to play against the Eagles.

Other inactive Vikings include Rhett Bomar (No. 3 QB), WR Greg Lewis, WR Hank Baskett, FS Madieu Williams, SS Tyrell Johnson, OT Thomas Welch and DT Fred Evans.

For the Eagles, Mike Kafka (No. 3 QB), CB Brandon Hughes, DB Jorrick Calvin, DB Gerard Lawson, DE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, LB Stewart Bradley, OT Austin Howard and G Reggie Wells have been ruled out.

Sunday night's matchup between the Eagles and Vikings was postponed to Tuesday due to a severe blizzard that dumped about a foot of snow on the Philadelphia area. It will be the first Tuesday game played in the NFL in 64 years. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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