Harrison Smith doubtful to return with foot injury

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The only good news for the Vikings today is that they’re one week closer to seeing if Josh Freeman can play.

Among the other disasters today (they’re trailing the Panthers 28-3), they’ve lost one of their better young players.

Safety Harrison Smith was hauled off the field with a foot injury, and has been declared doubtful to return.

They can ill afford any secondary losses, on a day when they’ve given up yardage in chunks to the Panthers.