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Just a day after announcing that Josh Freeman would start for the Vikings in week 8, Wednesday head coach Leslie Frazier announced that Freeman suffered a concussion against the Giants and may miss Sunday’s game against Green Bay:
Coach Frazier just announced that Josh Freeman has a concussion. If he can't play on Sunday, Ponder will start. pic.twitter.com/j47Y1ONkl4
— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) October 23, 2013
Ponder was the Vikings starter for the first three games of the season before being sidelined by a rib injury and opening the door for Minnesota to sign Freeman. Considering that Freeman produced one of the worst starts by a quarterback in history, having Ponder under center can’t be much worse and a concussion may explain why his accuracy was so terrible Monday night.
The Vikings are currently 1-5 and their season is rapidly spiraling out of contention. Their lone win came with Matt Cassel as the starter in week four, but Minnesota has produced only 17 points in two games since then.
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