Vikings’ Percy Harvin Reveals That He Needs Shoulder Surgery
Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin revealed tonight that he will require surgery on his shoulder.
Just found out I will need surgery on shoulder—
Percy Harvin (@Percy_Harvin) April 02, 2012
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.