Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: It's certainly a risky pick, but Harvin adds a dynamic to a Vikings offense that has enough potential to make it one of the most dangerous in the NFL. That's especially true if either Tarvaris Jackson or Sage Rosenfels can put together a good season at quarterback. In addition to being a very dangerous catch-and-run receiver out of the slot, Harvin also could line up in the "Wildcat" and will be used on returns. His presence means that it isn't going to be as easy for opposing defenses to put eight men in the box in order to try and stop Adrian Peterson. A closer look at the Vikings' picks: Round 1/22 -- Percy Harvin, WR, 5-11, 184, Florida...Despite character and injury issues that surrounded the ultra-talented Harvin, the Vikings were enamored with his talent. The Vikings also did extensive background work on Harvin, who reportedly tested positive for marijuana in February at the NFL Scouting Combine. Coach Brad Childress visited Harvin in Florida last week before signing off on the decision to make the pick. - by The Sports Xchange
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11/07/15 - WR Percy Harvin was placed on season-ending injured reserve by the Bills after a setback in his recovery from a knee injury.
Harvin, who has not played a full 16-game schedule since 2011 with the Minnesota Vikings, is set to become a free agent after the season. He signed a one-year contract with the Bills during the offseason.
The Buffalo News reported Friday that Bills general manager Doug Whaley said IR could be an option for Harvin. Whaley told reporters that Harvin's knee had "flared up."
Harvin has not played since Oct. 11 and had been dealing with hip soreness since training camp. He did not travel with the Bills to London last month for what head coach Rex Ryan called "personal issues."
11/07/15 - WR Percy Harvin (knee) was placed on reserve/injured by the Bills Saturday (Nov. 7).
11/04/15 - WR Percy Harvin remains sidelined by his hip injury and it's unlikely that he'll play against Miami.
11/02/15 - WR Percy Harvin (hip) was not at practice Monday, but coach Rex Ryan said he was in the building working with trainers.
10/26/15 - WR Percy Harvin wasn't with the team in London and NBC reported Harvin stayed home only because he wouldn't be playing due to his hip injury.