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Sullivan, Cooper prepare for center duties

John Sullivan is hoping to be ready to play on Sunday, but Sullivan's history of calf injuries tells Jon Cooper to be ready if needed. The way it's been going with Sullivan, there's a decent chance Cooper will be needed.

John Sullivan has no doubt that his calf injuries will continue to be a pain in the legs for the rest of the year, but at this point there is little he can do but grin and bear it until the end of the season. Sullivan left Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears in the Vikings' first offensive drive pulling up gimpy after making a block. "I wasn't totally sure how bad it was. I knew that I had... Recommended Stories