Minnesota Vikings (6-0) @ Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2)
Winfield out, Harvin active
Antoine Winfield (foot), Minnesota’s probowl cornerback traveled with the Vikings but is inactive and according to reports could be sidelined for up to 6 weeks.
The Steelers are prepared to take a number of chances down the field in the passing game.
*Rookie wide receiver Percy Harvin (shoulder) will play and return kicks today.
Sweed, Frazier inactive
Second year wide receiver Limas Sweed is inactive for the second straight week. Joining Sweed on the inactive list will be Carey Davis, Keenan Lewis, Tony Hills, Ra’shon Harris and Andre Fraizer who remains sidelined with a thigh bruise.
Polamalu wearing brace in warmups
Troy Polamalu is wearing a knee brace in the Steelers pre-game warmups. It remains to be seen whether he will wear it during the game but Polamalu is moving around much better than last week.
Polamalu had a great practice on Friday and was running really well in the Steelers run through on Saturday.