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Without Harvin, receivers struggling

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The blame game for the team's passing woes are being directed at Christian Ponder, but Leslie Frazier said the receivers need to do a better job, too. Without Percy Harvin, receptions from the position have been hard to come by and the passing game has fallen to the worst in the league. At look at the lack of production inside.

Against the Chicago Bears, the Minnesota Vikings receivers were vilified for dropped passes. Sunday at Lambeau Field it was a lack of separation that didn't allow many passes to even reach the hands (or chests) of the receivers before a defensive back batted them away. Without Percy Harvin, the state of the team's receiving corps simply isn't strong. Asked if there was a way to quantify the loss...

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