Vikings | Role of Jarius Wright likely connected to others
1.27.2013 9:11:16 PM EST
Minnesota Vikings WR Jarius Wright had four dropped balls in 2012, and he had a memorable damaging missed block in the playoff game against the Green Bay Packers. Still, he has a tremendous skill set, and his role in 2013 and beyond likely hinges on the future of WR Percy Harvin with the team.
Vikings | Passing game struggles in Week 13
12.3.2012 7:56:07 PM EST
Minnesota Vikings WRs Michael Jenkins, Stephen Burton and Devin Aromashodu were targeted a total of five times in the team's Week 13 loss against the Green Bay Packers. WR Jerome Simpson finished with two catches (seven targets) for 25 yards, and WR Jarius Wright had only one catch for 13 yards. 'I don't want to make it sound bad, but never in my life have I been a part of something like this,' Wright said. 'I don't even know how to say it.' TE Kyle Rudolph led the aerial assault with six receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown, and QB Christian Ponder went 12-for-25 (48 percent completion rate) for 119 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. Ponder's longest completion went for only 21 yards, and the Vikings' receivers were not able to gain much separation.
Vikings | Jarius Wright expected to have bigger role
12.1.2012 9:51:30 PM EST
Minnesota Vikings WR Jarius Wright is expected to be featured as the team's slot receiver in Week 13 against the Green Bay Packers, and he will have a bigger role than the past with WR Percy Harvin (ankle) out again. 'I don't want to sound cocky or like I'm bragging on myself. But throughout my life, I've always been a playmaker. And I think I can bring that to this offense down the stretch.'
Vikings | Jarius Wright may not be active Week 12
11.12.2012 5:44:20 PM EST
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier would not say if WR Jarius Wright would be active for Week 12 even though he caught three passes for 65 yards and one touchdown in Week 10. Wright was active for that game because WR Percy Harvin (ankle) sat out but he is expected to return for Week 12.
Vikings | Percy Harvin not using crutches
11.9.2012 3:46:44 PM EST
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin (ankle) is no longer using crutches but is still doubtful to play in Week 10. WR Jarius Wright will dress and play for the first time this year regardless of if Harvin plays. CB Marcus Sherels will handle kick returns against the Detroit Lions.
Vikings | Jarius Wright could play Week 10
11.8.2012 1:42:15 PM EST
Minnesota Vikings WR Jarius Wright could be active in Week 10 and be involved in the offense if WR Percy Harvin (ankle) is not able to play.
Vikings | Week 9 Inactives
11.4.2012 2:35:08 PM EST
The Minnesota Vikings have declared LB Audie Cole, WR Jarius Wright, TE John Carlson, OG Mark Asper, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, FS Mistral Raymond, WR Stephen Burton inactive for Week 9.
Vikings | Week 8 Inactives
10.25.2012 7:06:27 PM EST
The Minnesota Vikings have declared LB Audie Cole, CB Brandon Burton, WR Jarius Wright, TE John Carlson, OG Mark Asper, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, FS Mistral Raymond inactive for Week 8.
Vikings | Week 6 Inactives
10.14.2012 3:10:48 PM EST
The Minnesota Vikings have declared CB Brandon Burton, WR Jarius Wright, WR Jerome Simpson, OG Mark Asper, LB Marvin Mitchell, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, FS Mistral Raymond inactive for Week 6.
Vikings | Week 5 Inactives
10.7.2012 3:15:56 PM EST
The Minnesota Vikings have declared SS Andrew Sendejo, DL D'Aundre Reed, WR Jarius Wright, OG Mark Asper, LB Marvin Mitchell, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, FS Mistral Raymond inactive for Week 5.