Harvin Would Fit the Vikings’ Offense Like a Glove

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Published: April 8, 2009


... outlook? Peering into the draft day crystal ball of the Minnesota Vikings, the answer is a resounding yes—especially if they were fortunate enough to land Florida scat receiver Percy Harvin.

The vision of Harvin catching a slant pass behind linebackers in an open field will be enough to keep opposing defensive coordinators up at night. Add the home run potential of Adrian Peterson and the long ball threat of Bernard Berrian, the dream suddenly becomes a nightmare.

At 5'11, 192lbs and 4.37 speed in the 40 yard dash , Harvin would add a long overdue multidimensional aspect to Minnesota's offense. In his final season at Florida, he had 644 receiving yards and seven touchdowns, while rushing for 660 yds and 10 TDs, averaging 9.4 yards per carry.

Only Missouri's Jeremy Maclin could duplicate Harvin's expected impact with the Vikings.


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