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Questions remain as injury ends Harvin's season

Questions remain as injury ends Harvin's season

Are there issues beyond Percy Harvin's injured ankle? Coach Leslie Frazier isn't saying.
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  • C.J.: Ponder calls a near-inaudible on engagement

    C.J.: Ponder calls a near-inaudible on engagement

    startribune.com Dec 5, 2012
    At his weekly Winter Park media appearance Wednesday, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder wasn't coughing up any details about his engagement to ESPN reporter Samantha Steele.
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  • Greenway should get super duper fined for asking fans to get “s…

    Greenway should get super duper fined for asking fans to get “super duper drunk”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    As the Vikings prepare to host the Bears in a game that will go a long way toward determined whether they’ll have a domed stadium’s chance in a blizzard of making the playoffs, linebacker Chad Greenway has a request for the teams fans. “Hopefully, t
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  • NFC North Wednesday practice report

    NFC North Wednesday practice report

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Let's wrap up a newsy day in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: Linebacker Brian Urlacher (hamstring) was officially ruled out of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Four players sat out of practice because of injuries: receiver Earl Bennett (concus…
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  • Jared Allen doesn’t expect retaliation from the Bears

    Jared Allen doesn’t expect retaliation from the Bears

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    When the Vikings and Bears played a couple of weeks ago, the Bears lost guard Lance Louis for the rest of the season after he was on the receiving end of a huge block from Vikings defensive end Jared Allen. The Bears weren’t happy that Allen left his fe
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  • Vikings’ Christian Ponder, ESPN’s Samantha Steele are engaged

    Vikings’ Christian Ponder, ESPN’s Samantha Steele are engaged

    yahoo.com Dec 5, 2012
    A bit of happy news out of Minneapolis, as Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch is reporting that Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is engaged to ESPN reporter Samantha Steele. The two met earlier this year on the set of ESPN's "College GameDay.…
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  • NFC North third quarter Stock Watch

    NFC North third quarter Stock Watch

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    We've posted quarterly Stock Watches in October and November, and now it's time for the third installment of a once-weekly feature. FALLING 1. Christian Ponder, Minnesota Vikings quarterback: Ponder has brought the franchise to a crossroads as it nears …
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  • Chat OT: Adrian Peterson doing so much damage with so little he…

    Chat OT: Adrian Peterson doing so much damage with so little help

    startribune.com Dec 5, 2012
    There's plenty to talk about in this week's overtime session. Measuring AP's phenomenal season and the Vikings' disintegrating playoff chances.
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Running Down History 01:30

    Blogger Blitz: Running Down History

    Dec 5
    NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert talks about two players in the division who are chasing down records
  • Video - Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin out for the season 00:37

    Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin out for the season

    Dec 5
    The Minnesota Vikings have placed WR Percy Harvin on injured reserve with an ankle injury.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-MIN 00:56

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-MIN

    Dec 5
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bears-Vikings