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Playing without top receiver Percy Harvin, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder still put together his finest effort in weeks, throwing for 221 yards and two scores Sunday against the Lions.Fantasy Spin:Ponder hit rookie Jarius Wright, active for the first time this season, and tight end Kyle Rudolph for touchdowns. The sophomore QB came in having thrown for less than 100 yards in two of the last three games and eight picks in the last five.
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder thanked girlfriend and ESPN sideline reporter Samantha Steel for helping his team beat the Detroit Lions, 34-24. Here’s his tweet following the game:
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Christian Ponder arrived at the Metrodome for the Minnesota Vikings' game Sunday against the Detroit Lions in the kind of slump that would perplex even the most veteran quarterbacks.
Ponder, though, isn't a veteran -- far from it. He was making his 20th NFL start and likely was prepared for criticism from home fans if he got off to another sluggish start...
MINNEAPOLIS There will be no lingering frustration heading into the bye week for the Minnesota Vikings after Sunday's 34-24 win.
Minnesota knew the importance of beating the Detroit Lions on Sunday. The Vikings wanted to end their two-game slide and be able to head into the off week with positive feelings. They wanted to put Detroit (4-5) squarely behind them. And after last...
Percy Harvin has been listed as doubtful for today's game with a severely sprained ankle. He missed practice all week and has not looked ready to go. Now, it has all but been confirmed. Percy Harvin will not play against the Detroit Lions today.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Harvin's injury will not allow him to play today. He had not been ruled out earlier...
In a pivotal NFC North game, the Minnesota Vikings were able to overcome the powerful offense of the Detroit Lions, going on to win 34-24. The Vikings snapped their two game losing streak and were able to improve their record to 6-4 as they swept the Lions this year.Although the Vikings as a team played well, Christian Ponder finally had his rebound game, going 24-32 passing for...
The Minnesota Vikings will have to play the Detroit Lions without Percy Harvin today, as the NFL Network’s Ian Rap0port is reporting that Harvin will miss this week’s game after spraining his ankle during last week’s loss against the Seattle Seahawks.
Harvin is clearly one of the only explosive options for the Vikings, so this loss will certainly hurt their already diminishing...
After today’s win over the Lions, Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier indicated that he expects wide receiver Percy Harvin back after next week’s bye.
Leslie Frazier said he was pretty sure on Friday that Percy Harvin (ankle) wasn’t playing. Expects him back after the bye. #Vikings
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) November 11, 2012
I think Frazier is being optimistic since...
Queue up the cynic’s… Same Old’ Lions.
Well, we have all waited to find out what the 2012 Detroit Lions are and the verdict is in… The Lions are BAD, 4-5 bad at this point in the season. To have 34 points put up on them with a Christian Ponder quarterbacked team and without one of the league’s most dangerous weapons in Percy Harvin puts up a giant red flag.
Oh yeah, the...
Wide receiver Percy Harvin is inactive for the Minnesota Vikings' game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, according to NFL.com. Harvin had been listed as doubtful with a left ankle injury suffered in last week's loss at the Seattle Seahawks, but head coach Leslie Frazier had held out hope that the team's leading receiver might be able to play against the Lions. ...
Vikings WR Percy Harvin is inactive with a sprained ankle, the first time he has missed a game for anything other than migraines.
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin is not active, as expected, after suffering a sprained left ankle last Sunday.
Minnesota Vikings star receiver Percy Harvin is inactive for the game against the Detroit Lions with a sprained left ankle.
For the Lions, star receiver Calvin Johnson (knee) and defensive end Cliff Avril (back) are active after being listed as questionable.
Harvin was listed as doubtful for the game Friday and coach Leslie Frazier said he would have had to make significant improvement...
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin has been ruled out for Week 10 due to an ankle injury. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPNFantasy Spin:Like Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez, Harvin was supposed to be a game-time call Sunday but he was ruled out Saturday instead. That should save fantasy owners from having to make a tough last-second roster decision while also providing more time to find an alternative.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier expects to have receiver Percy Harvin (ankle) back after the bye week. SOURCE: Tom Pelissero, 1500 ESPN Twin CitiesFantasy Spin:Harvin was inactive Sunday against the Lions with an ankle injury. He'll have two weeks to let his sprained ankle heal.
The Vikings’ Percy Harvin has been listed as doubtful for their game vs. Detroit today and is inactive because of an ankle injury.
The other high-profile wide receivers that rode this week’s injury report are active including Calvin Johnson, Brandon Lloyd, and Steve Johnson but Lloyd’s teammate Aaron Hernandez will not play vs. the Bills.
As for the late games, keep your eye...