Vikings' Harvin listed as questionable, plans to play vs. Panthers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Percy Harvin has played most of this season with a painful rib injury, so he doesn't see why that should change this week.

The Minnesota Vikings receiver was listed as questionable on Friday for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers, but Harvin said he intends to play through the pain again.

"I'm not going to change the way I play. ... When I'm in there it's 100 miles an hour," Harvin said after practice.

Things don't appear to be as cut and dried with cornerback Antoine Winfield and running back Lorenzo Booker for Sunday. Both are listed as questionable as well. Winfield has a neck injury that has kept him out of the last three games, while Booker is recovering from a concussion and has yet to pass the tests required to be cleared to play.

Right guard Anthony Herrera is out with a left knee injury.

With John Sullivan back at center this week after missing a game with a concussion, Joe Berger will move over to start at right guard in place of Herrera.

Defensive end Jared Allen attended team meetings on Friday morning, but missed his second day of practice to be with his wife, who gave birth to the couple's first child on Thursday.

Tight end Visanthe Shiancoe (hamstring), running back Adrian Peterson (ankle), linebacker E.J. Henderson (knee), nose tackle Remi Ayodele (ankle), defensive end Brian Robison (shoulder), safety Jamarca Sanford (concussion) and safety Husain Abdullah (concussion) are all listed as probable and expected to play.

For a complete look at all injuries around the league, go to's injury page.

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