Minnesota Vikings: Why Percy Harvin Could Be Legitimate NFL MVP Candidate

October 13, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There are few players who can be as explosive as Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin. The first-round pick (22nd overall) in the 2009 NFL draft has been a vital cog in the Vikings' offense since his arrival. His versatility as a runner and receiver, plus his ability to return kicks make Harvin a complete player.
While fantasy football fans know all about Harvin's value, he's making a similar impact for the surprising Vikings who are tied for first place in the NFC North.
One season ago, the Vikings were a mess offensively as they were unable to generate anything unless the ball went to Adrian Peterson.
In the first six games of 2011, the Vikings were averaging only 168.6 passing yards and 310 total yards per game.
Of course, the Vikings were led by a struggling Donovan McNabb at quarterback in those games, and they were limiting the use of Harvin, who had 25 catches for 261 yards and no touchdowns.
After the loss to the Chicago Bears on October 16, 201...

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