Vikings QB unidentified, but 2 starters out vs. Packers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have ruled two starters out against Green Bay due to knee injuries, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and cornerback Xavier Rhodes.

They're still trying to be secretive about their starting quarterback for Sunday, even though all signs have been pointing toward Sam Bradford making his debut. Coach Mike Zimmer declined again on Friday to confirm his decision. He said he believes Bradford is ready to start, as is Shaun Hill.

The Vikings acquired Bradford two weeks ago in a trade with Philadelphia for two premium draft picks, but Hill started the opener at Tennessee.

Neither Floyd nor Rhodes practiced this week in preparation for the Packers. Rhodes didn't play in the first game. Floyd saw limited action.



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