Found June 24, 2012 on The Scores Report:
Every Sunday morning our NFL columnist Anthony Stalter will provide his “quick-hits” from around the league. You can follow him on Twitter @AnthonyStalter. + Leslie Frazier says Percy Harvin won’t necessarily receive more touches in 2012 than he did in 2011 when he got his hands on the ball on 139 of his 621 snaps. “(His) snaps may go up,” Frazier said in a Friday radio interview. “Touches, I don’t know about that. We want to keep him on the field more, but his style – he’s a reckless guy and doesn’t hold anything back. It’s always 100 miles an hour. So you have to be careful about not overusing him.” There’s thought that Frazier meant Harvin wouldn’t be returning kicks this season for Minnesota, which is why he said the receiver’s snaps would go up but maybe not his touches. Either way, successful teams use their weapons. It’s understandable that the Vikings would want to protect Harvin, who is a migraine sufferer and isn’t that big at 184 pounds. But whether he receives 13

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