Packers LB Clay Matthews, recovering from groin injury, expected to play against Vikings

The Green Bay Packers expect star linebacker Clay Matthews to play Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.

Matthews is probable for the game, Green Bay's first on the road in nearly a month.

The Packers had their customary day off from practice Friday, but they estimated Matthews would have been a limited participant.

Matthews, whose switch to inside linebacker the last two games has been a boon for a previously struggling defense, has been dealing with a recurring groin injury. Matthews said Thursday he was a little sore after Green Bay's 53-20 rout of Philadelphia last Sunday.

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