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Vikings expect to have Harvin back

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin missed his first game of the season Sunday because of the migraines that have had him on the injury report much of the year and have plagued him for much of his life.

But the Vikings expect to have Harvin back at practice this week.

Vikings coach Brad Childress said Tuesday on Sirius NFL Radio that Harvin seems to be better this week.

He should be back and at it [Wednesday] when we start practice, but the process is not over yet,” Childress said, per Judd Zulgad of the Star Tribune.

Childress said Harvin went through a battery of medical tests on Monday. Last week Harvin was also undergoing tests related to his migraines, and not only did he not practice at all during the week, but Vikings quarterback Brett Favre said he never even saw Harvin at the team facility all week.

Childress said helping Harvin get through the migraines is a high priority.

“We’re working vigorously to try to address [the issue] and take some testing and that type of thing, which I’m sure he’s gone through before,” Childress said.

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  1. LBPACKFAN says: Dec 15, 2009 8:24 PM

    Awwww, little pussy headache boy is back. How cute.

  2. jahrasta311 says: Dec 15, 2009 8:25 PM

    Michael DAVID Smith….not to be confused with the real sports reporter Michael Smith.

  3. Farves sweet Hair says: Dec 15, 2009 8:25 PM

    Hey Percy Harvin,
    Your a Douche Bag! Bite me you homo. I would guess you spend time at the Loring Park Starbucks.

  4. LoganSF2 says: Dec 15, 2009 8:38 PM

    Gaypukers are scared to death of Percy. :)

  5. PervyHarvin says: Dec 15, 2009 8:40 PM

    @ Favres sweet Hair- LOL You should hate me. Me and Favry Baby lit you guys up at Lamblow like a giant blunt!!!
    Love Percy Mo Fo’

  6. PurpleNGold says: Dec 15, 2009 8:41 PM

    Loring Park Starbucks -
    secret Green Bay fan hangout.
    nothing wrong with that.

  7. CanadianVikingFan says: Dec 15, 2009 8:49 PM

    LBPACKFAN, how’s Al Harris doing buddy? Give him my regards fag.
    Farves sweet Hair, what the hell is wrong with you? All that fudge packing you do with your “bros” getting to your head? Literally.. You must be so backed up with so much man meat its affecting your thought process. Get out of here goof.

  8. THEpackersAREwhere? says: Dec 15, 2009 8:51 PM

    First, Id like to state there is no need to change Green Bay’s name to point out what they are… Second, that’s where the PACKERS are in the division. Third, MN has beat GB twice this year correct? Harvin is better in his rookie year than any player on the man packers.

  9. PervyHarvin says: Dec 15, 2009 8:52 PM

    @ PurpleNGold- That’s why us Viking brothers rule PFT. Always got each others back. Sweet Haiku bro

  10. jeff says: Dec 15, 2009 8:55 PM

    LBPACKFAN says:
    December 15, 2009 8:24 PM
    Awwww, little pussy headache boy is back. How cute.
    ===============================
    Aww little pussyboy is making a lame post.
    How expected!

  11. THEpackersAREwhere? says: Dec 15, 2009 9:00 PM

    purpleNgold, canadianVikingfan and Pervyharvin, you guys are so on! LOL love your comments!

  12. LBPACKFAN says: Dec 15, 2009 9:07 PM

    CanadianVikingsFan – You’re a Vikes fan…and you’re Canadian. Wow…if you cant compile a bigger idiot than that. What a mix…Canada + Vikes = one major dipshit.

  13. Vikes-N-Favre says: Dec 15, 2009 9:25 PM

    # LBPACKFAN says: December 15, 2009 8:24 PM
    Awwww, little pussy headache boy is back. How cute.
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    Ha ha. What does that say for your pussy DB’s then? He schooled your asses in LameBlow when the little guy went up grabbed the ball out of the air between not 1, not 2, but 3 defenders on his way to the endzone after your pathetic guys landed on each other.
    Sorry to burst your bubble, but Harvin is a tough kid no doubt. Your sorry ass couldn’t take even one of the hits he takes in a game and keep going.

  14. Contra says: Dec 15, 2009 9:25 PM

    @LBPACKFAN
    That so called “pussy headache boy” is part of the equation that has your sorry ass Packers 0-2 against the Vikings this year. Keep it up asshat, its no wonder that fans like you make the Packer fanbase look like a bunch of inbred jerkoffs. What…you want another dose of Harvin? Too bad you wont get it until next season since the Packers cant get a quality win and get into the playoffs.

  15. Fan_Of_ Four says: Dec 15, 2009 9:25 PM

    Favre’s sweet hair ?
    Seriously you’re calling out someones sexuality when you have Ted Thompson as a GM ?
    Seriously ?

  16. BuckyB says: Dec 15, 2009 9:29 PM

    Medical Marijuana finally legal in MN???

  17. stnmmc says: Dec 15, 2009 9:48 PM

    haha, beat me to it Bucky. This clears the air about his “suspected” drug use. now im gonna go get blunted in his honor cuz he is taking me to the fantasy title! (along with the rest if my sweet team cuz i got in a league with morons)

  18. Majik Man says: Dec 15, 2009 9:58 PM

    # LBPACKFAN says: December 15, 2009 8:24 PM
    Awwww, little pussy headache boy is back. How cute.
    ________________
    Didn’t your Preseason MVP, superstar QB once get put on IR when he was the back up quarterback? How do you get hurt when you hardly see the field? And you’re calling Harvin a pussy?

  19. rcunningham says: Dec 15, 2009 10:01 PM

    # LBPACKFAN says: December 15, 2009 8:24 PM
    Awwww, little pussy headache boy is back. How cute.
    I love how you’re the FIRST to comment on EVERY Vikings post.
    Ahahahaha you’re such a nerd dude.

  20. PurpleNGold says: Dec 15, 2009 10:10 PM

    bitter Packer fans
    clog P. F. T. artery
    with their empty words

  21. marshall70 says: Dec 15, 2009 10:10 PM

    Ted Thompson is making strides for the gay community and representing them well as a GM of an NFL team. What a progressive organization the Packers are, too bad Thompson makes all those bad decisions though. It’s fitting the Thompson would be the GM of Green Bay considering the team name and all.

  22. Evpimp says: Dec 15, 2009 10:32 PM

    Harvin is a Stud!!!! Sorry fudge packers he is here to stay and will kill your D every year!!!!
    ROOKIE OF THE YEAR suck on that Haters
    SKOL VIKINGS!!!

  23. GB3Pack4 says: Dec 15, 2009 10:53 PM

    I cordially wish a full-blown migraine on the gentlefolk sneering at Percy Harvin’s battle with them. I doubt you would have what it takes to get through just one of them without dissolving into a whimpering bowl of jello.
    The word migraine has become so common that some people think the word just describes any intense headache. A migraine is a specific type of headache, varying widely in intensity, and doctors seeking consistent success for their patients are often frustrated in those efforts.
    I had migraines for roughly 25 years, from about age 12 to 35. During that time, I dutifully followed medical instructions, took all the different pills, dealt with a huge range of side effects from the pills, spent time and money, and endured agonizing pain without any consistent relief. Finally called a halt to it all, found some simple things to do that worked for me. I’ve had maybe half a dozen in the years since then, Basically, I learned how to stop (mine) within minutes of when they start. They got further and further apart, then became less severe, and finally stopped entirely, for which I’m grateful.
    Does it even enter your heads (those criticizing him) that this player you’ve seen out on the field fighting, charging, leaping, taking hard hits and bone-shattering slams to the turf, jumping up and going again, is NOT a weakling, NOT a crybaby, etc.? He’s a strong guy dealing with a very real problem.
    Grow up.

  24. red13 says: Dec 15, 2009 10:53 PM

    I don’t want to get involved in all the bashing going on here, I’m just wondering if the Vikes did their due diligence researching this guy and knew he was going to miss entire weeks of the season with the migraines. I know a few people who get them and they’ve never been down for a whole week. They must be pretty bad, I’m just curious to know if they knew the extent of the problem when they drafted him.

  25. c.carterhof says: Dec 15, 2009 11:06 PM

    Lets take a look-
    http://www.nfl.com/videos/minnesota-vikings/09000d5d813ddf0f/WK-8-Can-t-Miss-Play-Homecoming-king
    Sorry Packers, its true. That did happen!

  26. c.carterhof says: Dec 15, 2009 11:07 PM

    I see there is a J.Jolly post. I’d better go see what thats about.

  27. CanadianVikingFan says: Dec 15, 2009 11:47 PM

    @ LBPACKFAN
    Really? As far as I see it, most of the world except the US itself regards your country as the dumbest nation in the world. Now I don’t believe this like many other people with a real brain who have actually been to the US, but people like yourself reinforce these stereotypes. I feel for the rest of you Americans, having to share the same land as this inbred piece of fudgepacking trash.

  28. smurph says: Dec 16, 2009 12:37 AM

    u6rr7

  29. packers4life says: Dec 16, 2009 1:15 AM

    “Didn’t your Preseason MVP, superstar QB once get put on IR when he was the back up quarterback? How do you get hurt when you hardly see the field? And you’re calling Harvin a pussy?”
    He was replacing ol’ man Favre you freakin’ dumbass. And which is worse? Breaking your foot or migraines? Oh did I mention that Rodgers played the rest of the game with that broken foot too?
    “Ha ha. What does that say for your pussy DB’s then?”
    One of those defensive backs is Charles Woodson, who will win Defensive Player of the Year over that overrated Jared Allen. And at least the Packers are ranked in the top 10 in pass defense. Where are the Vikings?? 18th? 19th?
    I can also see your jealous that the Packers actually have a stadium AND a fanbase. Something Minnesota hasn’t had in a long time.
    “the Packers cant get a quality win”
    Please tell me who have the Vikings beat? Hmmm?? I’m waiting…..
    “That’s why us Viking brothers rule PFT.”
    What ‘Viking brothers’ are you referring to? You mean the ones that go into hiding when the Vikings do bad but come out when they do well?
    “Harvin is better in his rookie year than any player on the man packers.”
    Uhumm…..CLAY MATTHEWS. 8 sacks and counting.

  30. onesweetworld says: Dec 16, 2009 1:16 AM

    You people do realize he has had these migraines his whole life right? He missed a few games while he played for the Gators. So why is he a pussy now?

  31. Route36West says: Dec 16, 2009 1:33 AM

    I would be very worried if I was a Vikings fan. Not b/c of the migraines persay he has had them all his life and has played fine with them. I would be more scared of how he would physically react to a concussion if he has one in the future.
    It is scary for guys who have had no prior head problems to have a concussion. So it could be really bad for Harvin if it happens. He has reaccuring migraines already so you dont know if a concussion would make that a chronic problem that doesnt go away. Something like that could end a players career.
    I hope that never happens. NFL players put their health on the line and you never want to see their careers end because of injury.
    They also risk their future ability to earn money in other ways then professional sports. They have to focus so much on their craft that it doesnt leave them time to prepare for another career if football was no longer there. So if something would happen to a young promising player like that it would be devastating to him. I would never want anyone lose their ability to support their self and their family .
    So everyone should pray that something like that never happens to Harvin and he can go on and play a full successful career in the NFL and more importantly a full healthy life after football without chronic physical problems such as migraines.

  32. Vikingbill1 says: Dec 16, 2009 7:06 AM

    “Didn’t your Preseason MVP, superstar QB once get put on IR when he was the back up quarterback? How do you get hurt when you hardly see the field? And you’re calling Harvin a pussy?”
    He was replacing ol’ man Favre you freakin’ dumbass. And which is worse? Breaking your foot or migraines? Oh did I mention that Rodgers played the rest of the game with that broken foot too?
    “Ha ha. What does that say for your pussy DB’s then?”
    One of those defensive backs is Charles Woodson, who will win Defensive Player of the Year over that overrated Jared Allen. And at least the Packers are ranked in the top 10 in pass defense. Where are the Vikings?? 18th? 19th?
    Ill take Winfield ANY day of the week, thank you.
    I can also see your jealous that the Packers actually have a stadium AND a fanbase. Something Minnesota hasn’t had in a long time.
    Plenty of fans here. And theyre boxing you as you spew…
    “the Packers cant get a quality win”
    Please tell me who have the Vikings beat? Hmmm?? I’m waiting…..
    Your sorry ass, TWICE. All that matters..
    “That’s why us Viking brothers rule PFT.”
    What ‘Viking brothers’ are you referring to? You mean the ones that go into hiding when the Vikings do bad but come out when they do well?
    We didnt hear from the Packer fans for a month when you lost TWICE if I didnt say that already.
    “Harvin is better in his rookie year than any player on the man packers.”
    Uhumm…..CLAY MATTHEWS. 8 sacks and counting.
    Check back on the ROY voting…see where Clay Matthews ends up.

  33. OmegaXxXNFL says: Dec 16, 2009 7:14 AM

    All this gay talk between opposing fans is really weird; don’t you think? Ok is there a Lorin park in Wisconsin and Minnesota, I know there is one in Minnesota. Its always the same thing:
    Viking Fan: Fudgepacking, Sheep this and that.
    Packer Fan: (counter) Gay Lorin Park.
    You people seriously need to quit with the gay shit! Your both acting gay, Viking fans though speak more of it…

  34. Notoroius B.U.G. says: Dec 16, 2009 7:36 AM

    Yes, the Vikings did their due diligence on this kid. They did it on the migraines and the marijuana. Childress went to Florida and talked to Urban Meyer. He went to Virginia and talked to Harvin’s mother…and they realized that he was a top 10 (possibly top 5) talent. You take the good with the bad, and the Vikings knew the risk was worth it…I’m glad he fell on draft day, just like AD….

  35. sand0 says: Dec 16, 2009 8:19 AM

    Harvin is such a violent and physical player at his position. Calling him a pussy is pointless. If you are going to just be silly why not make an attempt at humor by making another tired marijuanna reference?
    Packers fans have such a lack of creativity. Your trash talking attempts are getting boring for most of us.
    Yeah, you can fault Vikings fans for spewing back but realize that these are Vikings posts about things that Packers fans shouldn’t, yet strangely do, care about. Over the season Vikes fans have migrated over to their posts to spew crap but never in the numbers like here and always with a bit more creativity.

  36. The Hormel Row of Fame says: Dec 16, 2009 9:05 AM

    I’m pretty sure lbpackfan is a Vikings fan, but his daddy will whup him good if he says otherwise. Just wait until he is 18 & can leave home to join the circus. That will show him.
    @ GB3Pack4
    I sympathize with your plight. I too have had the migraines that would kill a small horse, but they are getting better every day. A little shiatsu massage combined with occasional acupuncture worked wonders, and I don’t spend half the day baked from the meds.

  37. Bigskyvikes says: Dec 16, 2009 9:10 AM

    Well said post, Sando.
    It has always amazed me how many fudgie fans just hover around the Viking post’s, and that they are so stupid to not see how pathetic it looks!
    I go on packer posts just to see, (I have yet to comment on one) and you see about two-three viking fans on there.
    The Viking posts see about %50 of posters being the jealous fudgie fans.
    Makes me hold my head up high! hahahahaha

  38. purpleguy says: Dec 16, 2009 9:14 AM

    Even other cheesers think the Pack fans that posted above are dopes, so why even bother with them until they say something that has the maturity index or intelligence greater than the average 12 year old? I never knew migranes lasted 4-5 frigging days. They’ve got to figure that out, because you could see how much they missed Harvin on third down plays. If he’s out for a playoff game, that would hurt.

  39. CurseofBoJackson says: Dec 16, 2009 9:29 AM

    Hahahaha, this sh*t is crazy, entertaining, but crazy. I’m here to take my licks, didn’t work Monday, so didn’t post, I told a couple people, probably some of you that I would see you on MOnday, and renegged. Anyway, tardy assessment, AP is great, your O line did a DECENT job of protection, better than I thought they’d do, both in the run and pass, and Farve played well enough to win.
    Bob Bratkowski is the WORST coordinator in football. All credit to your pass D but, your welcome, Bob is afriaid to throw further than ten yards, Carson made some pathetic attempts too, and is not fully exonerated. That is all,

  40. Ralph says: Dec 16, 2009 10:10 AM

    #1 I would pay money to watch a cage match between Percy Harvin and LBPACKFAN. Even though it would last less than a minute and LBPACKFAN would finish the match crouched in a corner crying like a schoolgirl and begging for mercy.
    #2 What is with the homophobic Packerfans? Is that the reason they all marry their sisters?

  41. finsbooyah says: Dec 16, 2009 10:40 AM

    Can someone please explain to me what “SKOL” means?

  42. chaz23 says: Dec 16, 2009 11:26 AM

    The Packer fans are just all upset because the Vikes kicked their azz badly twice this year and they know that if they make the playoffs they stand a chance at getting their azzes kicked again by the Vikes and Rogers and the rest of that pathetic organization will have to watch their once hero Favre hold up another Superbowl trophy and basically tell GB and all their fans to kiss his azz!!!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

  43. texasPHINSfan says: Dec 16, 2009 11:38 AM

    “pussy headache boy”?
    As a person who suffers from migraines myself, I hope that *you* develop migraine symptoms and get to live through the hell that is migraines to better understand what you ridicule.
    Glad to hear Percy is feeling better.

  44. Jack Mehoff says: Dec 16, 2009 12:14 PM

    @ CurseofBoJackson- At least you showed up guy,give you credit for that! Pervy died in a tragic posting accident, but I was summoned from his ashes! youguys will bounce back!

  45. J.Cannon says: Dec 16, 2009 12:21 PM

    Percy is a BEAST and in his first season he is allready won of the top 100 players in the league. We need him pack for the superbowl run. Here’s to hoping he get’s back to 100% ASAP. Plus I need him for my fantasy football team’s playoff run.

  46. packers4life says: Dec 16, 2009 12:55 PM

    “Ill take Winfield ANY day of the week, thank you.”
    You are the stupidest person on this site if you do. I admit Winfield is good but he is in no way better than Woodson. Not even close.

  47. packers4life says: Dec 16, 2009 12:59 PM

    “Is that the reason they all marry their sisters?”
    Only a disgusting pervert like yourself would say that. Grow the hell up. That crap is getting old and only moron Viking fans like yourself actually think that is funny.
    “will have to watch their once hero Favre hold up another Superbowl trophy and basically tell GB and all their fans to kiss his azz!!!!!”
    The only time that will ever happen is in your pathetic dreams. The Vikings’ glass case will remain empty for another 20-30 years.

  48. Jack Mioff says: Dec 16, 2009 1:44 PM

    @packers4life- You are a great ambassador of Green bay,keep up the work son! go get those perverts!!

  49. chaz23 says: Dec 16, 2009 1:58 PM

    Everything Packers4life says is idiotic and stupid! But then again does it surprise anyone, you’re a Packer fan and all Packer fans are morons!
    Just keep watching loser and then come talk after the Superbowl, when the Packers are sitting at home in the snow and cold watching the Vikings in Miami as Champions!
    Then you can cry again when Favre sticks it to the Pack once again and retires as a Viking and goes into the HOF as a Viking and not a Packer!!!
    NOW SHUT THE H*LL UP ALREADY!!!!!! SKOL VIKINGS!!!!!!

  50. c.carterhof says: Dec 16, 2009 6:24 PM

    For finsbooyah,
    Skol (written skål in Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish,) is the Danish/Norwegian/Swedish word for cheers, a salute or a toast, as to an admired person or group. The meaning of the Scandinavian skalli/skalle: skal means simply “shell” and skál/skål “bowl”. There is a popular misconception that the toast comes from the mythical habit of Vikings cups made from the skulls of their defeated enemies.

  51. purple hay-seuss says: Dec 17, 2009 2:45 PM

    # red13 says: December 15, 2009 10:53 PM
    I don’t want to get involved in all the bashing going on here, I’m just wondering if the Vikes did their due diligence researching this guy and knew he was going to miss entire weeks of the season with the migraines. I know a few people who get them and they’ve never been down for a whole week. They must be pretty bad, I’m just curious to know if they knew the extent of the problem when they drafted him.
    Chilly addressed this today. No team that passed on him has stated that they did so because of his predraft paperwork indicating that he had migraines.
    If such were the case, the medical files related to each draftee would be a foot thick. They’d have to prove every single illness and cold they’ve ever had.
    If you’re questioning the Minnesota draft team’s integrity and thoroughness, shame on you. If they were as dumb as you seem to suggest, they wouldn’t have picked Peterson, or Rice or any of the successful picks over the past few years.

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