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  Percy Harvin was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings because he was a dynamic playmaker at the University of Florida, helping the Gators win the BCS National Championship in 2006. The Vikings immediately utilized Harvin’s versatility as a slot receiver, return specialist, and even as a hybrid H-Back. The diverse skill-set of Percy Harvin has instantly transformed him into an elite receiver, with big play potential every time he touches the ball. Harvin signed a 6 year $67 million dollar contract with Seattle to be the team’s number one target for 2nd year Quarterback Russell Wilson. Harvin missed the second half of the 2012 season for Minnesota, and now Harvin will be getting a second opinion on a possible slight tear in his labrum. Definitely not what Pete Carroll and the Seahawks had in mind when they aquired Percy Harvin from Minnesota. With Seattle a serious contender for the NFC West crown, losing Harvin would be a blow for a team that investing $67 million in the former Minnesota Viking and Florida Gator, in hopes of adding his explosiveness to a passing game in Seattle, a team that desperately needs a another weapon for quarterback Russell Wilson. As great as Percy Harvin has been with Minnesota, even at Florida, could it be injuries have caught up to Percy at the worst of times? It is supposed to be Harvin’s first chance to play with a contender, and he is the key piece they need to get into the NFC title game, and possibly the Super Bowl. Harvin was acquired by Seattle for a 1st and 7th round pick in 2013 and a 2014 mid-rounder, both Seattle and Minnesota believed the trade to be a successful one for both franchises. Harvin, in just 9 games last season for the Vikings hauled in 62 passes, while Sidney Rice (50 receptions) and Golden Tate (45 receptions) failed to top 50 catches. Harvin was to come in and add his speed in the slot to compliment Tate, Rice, and the running game led by Marshawn “Beast-Mode” Lynch. That element of surprise Harvin was brought in to provide is on hold right now, as the Seahawks Nation holds their breath, anxiously waiting on the second opinion Harvin will receive Tuesday. Percy Harvin hopes it is his luckiest reception of the season, the good news he receives from the Doctor, telling him he will not miss the entire season. If Percy is to require surgery, Seattle should give the playmaker time to heal and hope he recovers just in time for the postseason, a feat the Seahawks must attain without him.   -Rob Lara @roblara05
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