Vikings' Harvin taken to hospital

An ambulance carrying Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin leaves the Vikings training facility in Eden Prairie, Minn., after Harvin suffered a serious migraine and collapsed on the field.

Percy Harvin experienced the scariest episode yet in a career plagued by migraine headaches when he collapsed at Minnesota Vikings' practice Thursday and was taken to a hospital by ambulance.


Coach Brad Childress left team headquarters after practice and spent the rest of the afternoon at the hospital with Harvin, who also got visits from other coaches and teammates.

Harvin, who has dealt with migraines most of his life, returned to the field Monday after missing more than two weeks, but at the beginning of Thursday's workout the wide receiver experienced another episode that was scary enough for the Vikings to halt practice while their teammate received medical attention.


In Toronto, rookie first-round draft pick and former Clemson star C.J. Spiller scored on a 31-yard touchdown run, sparking Buffalo in a preseason victory overIndianapolis.

Bill quarterback Trent Edwards furthered his bid to secure the starting job by going 5 of 8 for 93 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown pass to Lee Evans .

Peyton Manning went 8 for 15 for 91 yards with a touchdown for the Colts.

JETS: Rex Ryan smoothed things over with Tony Dungy . The New York coach spoke with Dungy about his criticism of him during HBO's Hard Knocks series. The former NFL coach said that Ryan used too much profanity.

"I wanted him to know how I felt," Ryan said Thursday. "We talked man-to-man. He told me his position and I definitely told him my position. So, it was good."

Ryan was disappointed Wednesday, saying Dungy unfairly judged him for his foul language on the television show. Dungy told The Dan Patrick Show on Monday that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell should talk to Ryan about his excessive cursing.

TEXANS: Linebacker Brian Cushing has had a four-game suspension for taking a performance-enhancing drug upheld by the NFL after his appeal.

The reigning Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year was suspended in May for testing positive for HCG, a fertility drug that is on the NFL's banned substances list.

Cushing claims that he has a unique medical condition that triggered the positive test.

BRONCOS: Signed quarterback Kyle Orton to a long-term contract extension.

Orton signed a one-year, $2.62 million tender this spring. The Broncos brought in Tim Tebow , who missed his second consecutive practice with bruised ribs, and Brady Quinn , both of whom are miles behind Orton in grasping McDaniels' offense.



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