Vikings Head Coach Brad Childress just finished up his regular Wednesday press conference and we’ll have plenty to share later here on the vikings.com Blog. In the meantime, though, there are some odds and ends to take care of before the team heads outside to begin on-field preparations for the Chicago Bears.
The last question Childress was asked during his meeting with reporters was about WR Percy Harvin and how much he’d be able to practice on Wednesday given his ankle injury. As it turns out, Harvin will be held out of practice on Wednesday and it’s not because of the ankle.
Childress told reporters that Harvin is not in the building and won’t practice because he came down with a migraine. Childress did not go into any details regarding Harvin’s status, saying that there is a plan to get him back in playing condition. It should be noted that while Harvin has dealt with migraines frequently with the Vikings, he returned relatively quickly from his last episode.
Childress also told reporters that Colt Anderson, formerly on the Vikings practice squad, has been signed by the Philadelphia Eagles and will be placed on their 53-man roster. The Vikings filled the practice squad spot with CB Cord Parks, Childress said.
We’ll be back with more thoughts and updates from today’s press conferences.
Tags: Colt Anderson, Percy Harvin
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Vikings players begin their Community Tuesday efforts today and will kick it off by participating in the ARC Greater Twin Cities 6th Annual “Celebration of Sorts” at Southdale Mall from 12:45-1:45.
TE Visanthe Shaincoe, along with teammates S Colt Anderson, RB Ian Johnson, WR Nick Moore and C John Sullivan, will be tagging, sorting and assembling Halloween costumes at the event. The players will also recognize and thank the more than 500 volunteers who will also participate.
The players and volunteers will sort and assemble approximately 100,000 Halloween costumes that will be sold at Arc’s Value Village Halloween Boo-tique.
The United Way-funded Arc Greater Twin Cities serves the many needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Established in 1946, Arc has been changing attitudes, changing policies and changing lives for more than 60 years.
Tags: Colt Anderson, Ian Johnson, John Sullivan, Nick Moore, Visanthe Shiancoe
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