Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/20/14
Despite a 4-1 start, the Minnesota Vikings have been regressing over their last four games, and it now appears one of their key offensive weapons will be out Sunday as the Vikings host the surging Detroit Lions. WR Percy Harvin has been listed as doubtful for Sunday’s matchup. His absence will be a major setback for the Vikings, struggling with the 30th ranked passing attack. Christian Ponder started the season on fire. He was the last of the starting quarterbacks to throw an interception, tossing his first in week five. However, as the season has progressed, opposing defenses have figured out how to beat Ponder and the Florida State signal caller has now tossed eight interceptions in the last five games. Harvin has established himself as the Vikings top receiver. He has been targeted 85 times by Ponder and has logged 62 receptions. He has more than double the total number of receptions that any other receiver on the Vikings have. TE Kyle Rudolph is second on the roster with 27 rece...
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