Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/6/14

MINNEAPOLIS - JANUARY 17: Percy Harvin #12 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on before playing against the Dallas Cowboys during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on January 17, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin may have been attempting to recover from a more significant ankle injury than initially believed, reports Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN, who says the dynamic playmaker suffered a Grade 3 sprain of his left ankle, meaning there was a complete ligament tear involved. The Minnesota Vikings' top receiver suffered a Grade 3 sprain of his left ankle on Nov. 4 at Seattle, according to a source with knowledge of the injury. An injury such as a Grade 3 sprain would take four to six weeks to completely heal. Harvin sustained the injury during a Nov. 4 contest against the Seattle Seahawks. Despite the timeframe of four to six weeks, the Vikings were initially hopeful Harvin would be healthy enough to return in three weeks. However, the wide receiver has struggled out of his break and when changing directions. Harvin is expected to give it another go at practice today. Even after missing weeks due to the injury, Harvin continues to be far-and-away Minnesota’s leading receiver. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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