Vikings' Percy Harvin Reveals That He Needs Shoulder Surgery

Tuesday April 3rd, 2012

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

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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.

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