It's Packer Week.
Vikings.com staff members Mike Wobschall (**@Wobby**), Lindsey Young (**@LindseyMNSports**), Eric Smith (**@Eric_L_Smith**), Craig Peters (**@pcraigers**), and Chris Corso (**CACorso**) will provide some quick hitters on this page that will be updated throughout a busy media Wednesday at Winter Park.
On the docket today is a morning podium session for Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer and quarterbacks Shaun Hill and Sam Bradford be among other Vikings players who will speak during open locker room.
Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Aaron Rodgers have conference calls with Twin Cities media this morning.
The Vikings have the first practice of the week this afternoon, and both teams will release their first injury reports of the week.
Follow the running log below for Wednesday's news going forward:
3:28 PM - The first injury report of Week 2 has been released.
For the Vikings: Sharrif Floyd (knee), Xavier Rhodes (knee), MyCole Pruitt (knee) and Matt Kalil (hip) did not participate. Nick Easton (ankle) and Jerick McKinnon (foot/lower leg) were limited. Eric Kendricks (ankle), Kyle Rudolph (knee), Adrian Peterson (ankle), Charles Johnson (quadriceps) and Rhett Ellison (knee) fully participated.
For the Packers: Chris Banjo (hamstring), Jayrone Elliott (hamstring), Josh Hawkins (hamstring) and Sam Shields (concussion) did not participate. Trevor Davis (shoulder) was limited. Jeff Janis (hand) fully participated.
2:41 PM - In a conference call with Twin Cities media, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he's anticipating an electric atmosphere at U.S. Bank Stadium for the Vikings home opener.
"I'm expecting there to be some great energy, great crowd noise," Rodgers said. "They always have a loud, intelligent crowd over there. So I'm expecting it to be rockin'. [It's] Sunday Night Football, and the noise will be a factor."
Rodgers also said he wished Teddy Bridgewater a speedy recovery after suffering a season-ending knee injury.
"I've gotten to know Teddy a little bit over the last couple of years, and he's a great kid, a great competitor. [He's] really an ascending player, and I felt terrible for him," Rodgers said. "Any time a quarterback in the fraternity goes down, it's tough, and we all think about him. But being in the division, playing against him a number of times now, I have a lot of respect for Teddy and the way he conducts himself."
1:30 PM - The Vikings just began their Wednesday practice at Winter Park as they continue their preparation for Sunday's game against the Packers. Conditions were akin to a perfect autumn afternoon at 64 degrees with a slight breeze.
1:00 PM - Mum's the word again this week for Mike Zimmer.
The first question the Vikings Head Coach fielded on Wednesday as the Vikings turned to preparing for the Packers involved his plans for a starting quarterback.
"You'll have to wait until Sunday," Zimmer said, following suit to the previous week when he didn't announce whether Shaun Hill or Sam Bradford would start at Tennessee. Zimmer went with Hill, who completed 18 of 33 passes for 236 yards and didn't take a sack or commit a turnover.
Zimmer declined to say whether he has decided between Hill, in his 15th season and second run with the Vikings, or Bradford, who was acquired via a trade with Philadelphia eight days before the regular season.
Hill and Bradford also spoke to the media on Wednesday, but referred questions about that topic back to Zimmer.
Hill assessed Sunday's 25-16 win against the Titans and gave a look ahead to the Packers.
Bradford provided an update on his learning process.
12:13 PM - During Head Coach Mike Zimmer's podium session with media, he was asked about Eric Kendricks being named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week. Zimmer emphasized the importance of the team win over individual awards and mentioned that Everson Griffen also made a big play that helped Kendricks snag his pick-six.
Zimmer also said the following of Griffen:
"He's a lot better and more versatile than when I first got here. He works so hard, and he's such a good kid and a team guy, too. I know every Sunday he's going give you a full day's work, he's going to go as hard as he can, he's going to cause some havoc for the offensive line over there. You can always count on that with him."
11:57 AM - When preparing for Green Bay this year, the Vikings will have to prepare for Aaron Rodgers' number one receiving target in WR Jordy Nelson.
When the Packers played the Jaguars in Week 1 it was the first time in nearly 13 months that Aaron Rodgers and WR Jordy Nelson played a game together. Nelson sat out last season recovering from a torn ACL and caught a touchdown last week.
"Well he's a good player," Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer said. "He catches the ball well. They obviously have a great rapport with their route combinations. He's a good double move guy, big and physical in catching the stop fade (routes) and the things that they run. He's got good run-after-catch to so they'll move him around a little bit."
11:06 AM - Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer will step up to the podium shortly for his morning press conference before the Vikings first practice of the week this afternoon. To watch it live CLICK HERE.
11:03 AM -Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy met with the Twin Cities media this morning and said he expects the Vikings to start Sam Bradford at quarterback Sunday night.
The Vikings, who started Shaun Hill at the position in Week 1, have not announced which player will start.
McCarthy said the Packers are preparing for both quarterbacks, just like thet would any other week.
"It lengthens it some but it's still part of your process," McCarthy said of the preparation for both. "It's no different than if one was starting and then the backup came in because the starter was sick right before the game.
"You have to be prepared for everybody you anticipate being on the 46-man roster."
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10:50 AM - Look back at photos over the course of time through some of the top photos we have gathered featuring games between the Vikings and the Packers.
10:35 AM - Vikings LB Eric Kendricks won NFC Defensive Player of the Week after his performance in the Vikings first game of the season against the Titans.
10:30 AM - Watch videos from earlier this week below to get ready for the first-ever regular season game at U.S. Bank Stadium and stay tuned for updates all day.