Harvin’s First Weekend as a Viking a Big Hit

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Don’t look now, but the Vikings have a very versatile and exciting player in Percy Harvin. He can play wide out, in the slot or even line up in the backfield as a halfback. That’s not counting the wildcat formations that opposing defenses have to account for or his contributions to the specials teams as a kick returner.

In Sundays game against the Cleveland Browns he was everywhere. He had 3 pass receptions for a team high 36 yards and a TD. He rushed the ball twice for 22 yards, and returned 3 kicks for 99 yards. That’s eight touches for a total of 157 all-purpose yards in his first NFL game.

The Viking defense was led by E.J. Henderson with eight tackles and a sack. Great to have you back big guy !!! Other players recording sacks were Ray Edwards, Kevin Williams and Letroy Guion.

The Vikings injury report looks like this for the Detroit game:

Jim Kleinsasser TE is probable for Sunday’s game against Detroit with a hand injury. Anthony Herrera G is questionable for Sunday’s game against Detroit because of his back. Heath Farwell LB is questionable for Sunday’s game against Detroit with a hamstring pull.
Erin Henderson LB is also questionable for Sunday’s game against Detroit with a calf pull.

As for the Lions, the injury report looks like this:

Daniel Loper T is questionable for Sunday’s game against Minnesota with a knee injury
Jason Hanson K is probable for Sunday’s game against Minnesota with a knee injury
Eric King CB is questionable for Sunday’s game against Minnesota with a shoulder injury
William James CB is questionable for Sunday’s game against Minnesota – foot
Grady Jackson DT is probable for Sunday’s game against Minnesota – knee
Andre Fluellen DT is questionable for Sunday’s game against Minnesota – sore knee
Cliff Avril DE is questionable for Sunday’s game against Minnesota – hamstring
Chris Roberson CB is on injured reserve IR undisclosed
Drew Stanton QB is expected to miss 2-4 weeks – knee
Cody Spencer LB is on injured reserve IR – knee
Daniel Bullocks S is on injured reserve IR – knee
Jared DeVries DE is on injured reserve IR – Achilles
Damion Cook is on injured reserve IR – triceps


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