Joseph did not practice at all this week, with the Vikings preparing for what has become the NFC North championship game against the Packers on Sunday night. Joseph returned from a three-game absence to face his former team, the New York Giants, last week, but he aggravated the injury and could leave the Vikings again without a key cog in their scheme.
If Joseph doesn't play, Sharrif Floyd would switch tackle spots and Tom Johnson would move into the lineup. Floyd didn't practice Friday, either, because of a knee injury, but he was listed as probable to play the Packers.
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