The Minnesota Vikings have placed wide receiver Percy Harvin
on season-ending IR due to an ankle injury, reports Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
The Vikings placed Harvin on injured reserve Wednesday
with an ankle injury that never recovered. Reports suggested Harvin suffered a
It was reported yesterday that Harvin’s ankle injury he
sustained Nov. 4 during a contest against the Seattle Seahawks was more severe
than initially thought. Rather than simply a sprained ankle, the wide receiver
was reportedly dealing with a torn ligament.
Harvin proved to be the Vikings’ top wide receiver this
season, as even after missing several weeks due to injury he continues to lead the
team in receptions and receiving yards. On the season Harvin has caught 62
passes for 677 yards.
Harvin is likely to seek a new contract this offseason given
his production and skill set, according to Rosenthal.
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