Evans Clinchy
Tuesday April 3rd, 2012

Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin revealed tonight that he will require surgery on his shoulder.

[tweet https://twitter.com/Percy_Harvin/status/186963642338648066 align='center']

Harvin also clarified in a later tweet that he expects a quick recovery and should be ready for the team's organized team activities (OTAs) this year, which typically begin in May. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported tonight that Harvin's procedure will be just an arthroscopic cleanup.

Harvin, the Vikings' No. 22 overall pick in the 2009 draft, made a career-high 87 catches last season for 967 yards and six touchdowns. The Vikings' wideout isn't the only major injury concern this spring -- superstar running back Adrian Peterson tore the ACL and MCL in his left knee late last season and is currently on the long road to recovery.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.