General manager Rick Spielman and the key members of the Minnesota Vikings will head to the annual scouting combine in Indianapolis later this month after weeks of evaluating the current roster.
Judging the annual crop of college players auditioning for the draft will be just a part of the agenda for Minnesota. Spielman will be making the rounds as he usually does, meeting with agents and other teams with the names of current Vikings surely to come up in conversation.
There is one name Spielman and the team's staff probably wishes wouldn't be a focus: Percy Harvin.
But as the offseason activity heats up at the combine in two weeks, Harvin will likely be a hot topic. It speaks as much to Harvin's elite playmaking ability as it does his emotional personality. Harvin has become a unique star in the NFL, a versatile talented receiver who led the NFL in catches last year at the time of an ankle injury. He's proven the ability to affect games as a receiver, runner and one ...