EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Percy Harvin was nowhere to be found at the Minnesota Vikings’ mandatory minicamp practice Wednesday afternoon, and no one seems to know when the star receiver will be back in purple.
Unhappy with several issues with the team that drafted him in the first round in 2009, Harvin requested a trade, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue.
Harvin hopes headaches are in the past EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Percy Harvin was sleeping in a hospital bed last month following a scary collapse at practice when twice his heart stopped beating for several seconds.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The awards and achievements piled up for Percy Harvin in his rookie season nearly as fast as the Florida speedster runs the 40.
He scored a touchdown in his first three games for the Minnesota Vikings, was named NFC special teams player of the week after returning a kick for a score in Week 3 and set the franchise record for all-purpose yards in a season en route to a landslide victory in the AP offensive rookie of the year vote.
DEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Percy Harvin, the reigning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, is questionable for the NFC championship game in New Orleans.
Harvin missed his second straight practice Friday because of migraine headaches, a problem he’s had most of his life and that cost him one game this season.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings rookie Percy Harvin returned to practice Friday and the team gives him a 50-50 chance to play in Sunday’s game at Carolina.
Harvin was absent all of last week and stayed home again Wednesday and Thursday because of severe problems with migraine headaches. But he felt well enough to participate in individual drills with his helmet on during Friday’s light workout, and coach Brad Childress listed him as questionable to play against the Panthers.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin is still struggling with migraine headaches.
The chronic problem forced the rookie from Florida to miss the game against Cincinnati last week. Vikings coach Brad Childress said Harvin participated in a walkthrough with the team on Wednesday morning, but he wasn’t at the afternoon practice.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Percy Harvin was picked in the first round by the Minnesota Vikings primarily for his versatility and exceptional speed. Turns out the kid from Florida is plenty tough, too.
Harvin has five touchdowns — three on passes and two on kickoff returns — in eight games. He has 28 receptions for 369 yards, eight carries for another 39 yards and his average of 30.7 yards per kickoff return ranks second in the NFL behind Miami’s Ted Ginn.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — When Brett Favre walked into Vikings headquarters on his whirlwind first day in Minnesota, the first player to greet him was rookie Percy Harvin.
“Make me look good,” Favre told the flashy wide receiver as he shook hands with the first-round draft pick from Florida.
“I’ll do my best,” Harvin said, smiling back.
August 20, 2009
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