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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09/01/14 - WR Percy Harvin, who missed two practices last week for personal reasons and then did not attend the preseason finale at Oakland (which was also the case with nine other Seahawks) was back at practice Sunday and participating fully.
08/13/14 - WR Percy Harvin, who left Tuesday's practice after scraping his heel but then returned, was full go on Wednesday.
07/27/14 - WR Percy Harvin didn't practice on Saturday, apparently taking a rest day after having been a full participant on Friday. Coach Pete Carroll did not address the media on Saturday after practice but said in June that the plan was for Harvin's practice time to be managed and that he would get days off.
01/25/14 - WR Percy Harvin was listed as a full participant in practice all week as he is on track to play in the Super Bowl for what would be just his third game all season. He missed the NFC title game against the 49ers after suffering a concussion in the divisional round against the Saints.
01/23/14 - WR Percy Harvin, who missed the San Francisco game with a concussion, was a full participant in Thursday's practice, another sign that he should be able to play in the Super Bowl, as coach Pete Carroll has earlier said is the expectation.