Josh Freeman apparently won’t start for the Vikings against the Packers on Sunday night.
Coach Leslie Frazier announced today that Freeman came to the team’s practice facility on Tuesday with concussion-like symptoms. Freeman told Frazier he thinks he suffered a blow in the third quarter that caused the symptoms.
Freeman thinks it was on a hit in the third quarter. Didn’t say anything about it during the game, Frazier says.
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Frazier says it’s “more than likely” Christian Ponder will start against Green Bay on Sunday. #Vikings
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“Pretty resilient guys,” Frazier said of his team’s ability to adjust to new quarterbacks every week. “They’re going to work hard to prepare to win this game at home Sunday night.”
Christian Ponder will “more than likely” start this week, Frazier said.
Freeman will go through the NFL’s concussion protocol, starting with a series of tests today.