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Smith downplays concussion, already cleared

Harrison Smith (Bruce Kluckhohn/US Presswire)

Harrison Smith downplayed the severity of his concussion and said he could have returned to Sunday's game, but given that he has already been cleared his assessment that it looked worse than it was might be correct.

One down, two to go. The Vikings entered their preparation week for the Green Bay Packers Wednesday with three question marks – Percy Harvin's ankle injuries and concussions to Kyle Rudolph and Harrison Smith. You can now drop that number down to two. Harvin was limited with a ankle injury and Rudolph cleared his concussion test but was held out of Wednesday's practice with a shoulder... Recommended Stories

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