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Harvin’s big day came a day after his latest migraine

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Vikings receiver Percy Harvin hasn’t suffered many migraines since the Brett Favre/Brad Childress drama ended in Minnesota.  But Harvin’s most recent stellar performance came a day after his latest experience with the condition.

Jeremy Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Harvin, who missed practice last Friday with an illness, didn’t participate in a Saturday walk-through practice due to “migraine-like symptoms.”  (The Steelers approve of that diagnosis.)

Coach Leslie Frazier has said that he was led to believe that Friday’s illness was unrelated to migraines.  After Sunday’s game, Harvin declined to elaborate on the illness.

Regardless, he overcame the condition to have eight catches for a career-high 156 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-32 loss to the Broncos.

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15 Responses to “Harvin’s big day came a day after his latest migraine”
  1. jayrams39 says: Dec 8, 2011 8:22 PM

    Good for him!

  2. jimmysee says: Dec 8, 2011 8:34 PM

    Percy should have asked Tebow to bless him.

    (Couldn’t hurt.)

  3. brownwood26 says: Dec 8, 2011 8:43 PM

    “Vikings receiver Percy Harvin hasn’t suffered many migraines since the Brett Favre/Brad Childress drama ended in Minnesota…”

    Literally EVERY fan of NFL football can say the same, I’m sure…

  4. purpwalk says: Dec 8, 2011 8:45 PM

    he can just continue to be a headache for other teams

  5. veence69 says: Dec 8, 2011 9:05 PM

    I used to be a headache for other teams, but then I took an arrow to the knee.

  6. toegoat says: Dec 8, 2011 9:35 PM

    “The Steelers approve of that diagnosis.”.
    So does the league

  7. yoyotrickdaddy says: Dec 8, 2011 9:45 PM

    What’s remarkable to me is that you every time there is some tragedy where someone dies, everyone goes on and on about God bless this and “in mi prayerz”.

    Like they care about someone else’s troubles.

    But then you have a guy like Percy Harvin, whose brain is messed up and everyone knows it, and after football he’s in for a lifetime of hurt, but what do we get?

    A bunch of headache jokes.

    Percy Harvin has no business playing football.

  8. claymatthewsisonsteroids says: Dec 8, 2011 10:20 PM

    Percy is a beast.

  9. fittytuckin says: Dec 9, 2011 12:12 AM

    Dude needs a brain implant.

  10. vikesfan67 says: Dec 9, 2011 1:04 AM

    Trade him for some picks…..!!! Please, he’s the best young player we have and will be wanted by 31 teams!!!!

  11. bobnelsonjr says: Dec 9, 2011 1:19 AM

    All season we haven’t heard a peep from Headache Har Har Harvin.

  12. deconjonesbitchslap says: Dec 9, 2011 8:49 AM

    In recent scouting history, Harvin and Peterson are the only 2 players pro prospects said were NFL ready in high school. kudos to childress for drafting these guys. they are freaks of talent.

    people said Harvin would be a bust. MANY analysts actually said he was over rated and not very talented.

    shows you how dumb ALL espn and nfl analysts are.

  13. Derty Ernie says: Dec 9, 2011 9:32 AM

    Why isn’t Harvin suspect to doctors approval like concussion injuries. Having your head feel like its coming off, regardless from a migrain or concussion should be treated the same.
    Apparently he gets to call his shots when he thinks he can or cannot play. Sounds unfair.

  14. Derty Ernie says: Dec 9, 2011 9:34 AM

    Harvins headaches are from stress. The more responsibility he gets to run and catch the ball the more the migraines kick in. He is being asked to do a lot with Pederson out and it shows.
    Let him sit on the bench and drink gatoraid and the migraines will disappear.

  15. gb4mn0 says: Dec 9, 2011 10:37 PM

    yoyotrickdaddy says: But then you have a guy like Percy Harvin, whose brain is messed up…

    Ahhh doesn’t that pretty much sum up everyone associated with this 3rd rate organization.

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