EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. League leading receiver Percy Harvin is doubtful for the Minnesota Vikings' home game Sunday against the Detroit Lions after missing the past week of practice with a badly sprained ankle.
Harvin -- who leads the league with 62 catches and a 35.9-yard average on kickoff returns -- sprained his ankle in three places during last week's loss at Seattle.
Harvin had been on crutches earlier this week and said playing Sunday would be a "long shot," but both the receiver and head coach Leslie Frazier were holding out hope he would improve enough to practice Friday and play Sunday. On Friday, Frazier said Harvin is doubtful.
Running back Adrian Peterson, who leads the league with 957 rushing yards, returned to practice Friday after missing practice Thursday with an illness. Starting defensive tackle Letroy Guion also was back Friday after missing the previous two practices with turf toe.
Sitting out Sunday's game would give Harvin more time to rest the ankle with the V...