EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. League-leading receiver Percy Harvin missed Wednesday's practice with a badly sprained ankle, and the Minnesota Vikings are still not sure whether he will be ready to play Sunday when they host Detroit.
Harvin, who has an NFL-high 62 receptions for 677 yards and three touchdowns, was injured during the third quarter of last week's 30-20 loss at Seattle. A defender rolled on the back of his left ankle while he was tackled. Harvin said Monday the joint was sprained in three places and admitted it is a "long shot" that he'll be able to play this week.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Harvin and starting defensive tackle Letroy Guion (turf toe) would be held out of Wednesday's practice. Frazier said Harvin is showing improvement and that he is hoping to have Harvin on the practice field by Friday.
An MRI on Monday confirmed Harvin didn't have any fractures or additional damage but did show the three separate sprains. He said he felt...