Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Although not the first big blow a team has taken with the start of training camp, this might be the biggest. New Seattle Seahawks WR Percy Harvin will undergo surgery on a torn labrum in his hip that will require him to miss a minimum of 12-16 weeks. This standard timeframe for return to play points to Harvin returning sometime in late November, which is a devastating blow to both his fantasy value and Russell Wilson‘s expected rise to prominence. This type of hip injury is devastating for a guy like Harvin. The labrum serves as an extension around the rim of the hip socket, deepening the size of the “socket” to allow the femoral head (ball) to move and spin without issue. When the labrum is torn, a player loses his dynamic stability with movements like cutting, accelerating, and planting-and-pushing-off, all of which are of the utmost importance to a guy like Harvin. Expect him to miss an absolute minimum of 3 months, with a best case scenario comeback sometime around Week 10-11, b...
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