Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 12/6/12
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Everyone around the Minnesota Vikings was holding out hope that injured receiver Percy Harvin would be able to return this season, but coach Leslie Frazier said Thursday that Harvin had just not made enough progress and needed to be shut down. Harvin, who sprained his ankle Nov. 4, was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday evening, ending his season with 61 catches, 677 receiving yards and five total touchdowns, along with a NFL-leading 35.9-yard kickoff return average. A day later, Frazier offered some insight to what led to the decision to end the season for Minnesota's leading receiver and denied there was anything going on behind the scences other than the injury. "You realize for him, as well as for our team, this was the best thing to do, as opposed to try to make something happen that's not going to happen," Frazier said. "I think it helps all of us for him to concentrate on what he has to concentrate on from a physical standpoint, and knowing that he ...
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