Viking kicker Blair Walsh was named the NFC special teams player of the week this week. He was 5-5 on field goals including 3 field goals of 50 yards or more. He had 18 points in the Viking 36-22 win at St. Louis Sunday. Walsh is 8-8 on field goals of 50 yards or more this season.
Viking receiver Percy Harvin is out for the season after being placed on injured reserve with a severely sprained ankle. It was reported earlier this week that Harvin has a torn ligament in his left ankle. Harvin hurt the ankle when the Vikings lost at Seattle on November 4.
Viking receiver Percy Harvin missed practice Thursday after being limited in practice on Wednesday. This appears to be a setback in his return from a left ankle sprain. Harvin has missed the last 2 games with a sprained left ankle.
Viking head coach Leslie Frazier met the media Monday giving an update on injuries. Both tight end Kyle Rudolph and safety Harrison Smith suffered concussions Sunday will need to pass post concussion tests to be cleared to play Sunday at Green Bay.
The Vikings face a big test Sunday as they play the Bears in Chicago at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am. Minnesota is coming off their bye week. The last game the Vikings played was a 30-20 win at home against Detroit. The Bears lost 32-7 Monday night at San Francisco while playing without starting…