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Harvin moves closer to playing

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The Seahawks received minimal return on their investment in Percy Harvin during the regular season.  With the playoffs here, they could be getting plenty of bang for their millions of bucks.

Officially, Harvin fully participated in practice on Wednesday.  That development comes one day after coach Pete Carroll said that the response of Harvin’s surgically-repaired hip to Tuesday’s practice will be critical to his ability to play — and less than two weeks after the Seahawks were within a day of placing Harvin on injured reserve.

Before Wednesday’s practice, quarterback Russell Wilson raved about Harvin, who hasn’t played since November 17.

[H]e looks unbelievable so far,” Wilson said, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times.

Added receiver Golden Tate regarding Harvin:  “He’s fast as beep!”

Tate elaborated, without beeps.

“I’m excited to see him play,” Tate said.  “[W]e saw a glimpse when he wasn’t even healthy against Minnesota.  He’s definitely going to open things up for a lot of us, I think.”

Even if Harvin ultimately is a decoy, the Saints will have to account for him on Saturday, which will help an offense that as times has sputtered.

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16 Responses to “Harvin moves closer to playing”
  1. chawk12thman says: Jan 8, 2014 7:41 PM

    He isn’t a decoy. He will be the real thing if he makes it onto the field. In the past four years the Hawks have not let a player play just to be a decoy. It won’t start now. If he plays, he will play.

    Go Hawks!

  2. Go-Hawks! says: Jan 8, 2014 7:43 PM

    It’s going to be a great game, regardless of whether or not this guy ever plays again.

    May the best team win.

  3. kylexitron says: Jan 8, 2014 7:44 PM

    Plenty of offenses have ‘sputtered’ when playing the NFC west, let alone playing over a third of your games against it.

    Seattle has played 8 of it’s games against top-10 total defenses, and 11 of it’s games against defenses in the top half of the league, and still managed to finish tied for 7th in scoring.

  4. jbaxt says: Jan 8, 2014 7:45 PM

    So what is that now, 8 weeks since he’s been close?

  5. canadianbucsfan says: Jan 8, 2014 7:51 PM

    Should be a solid addition to the Seahawks. I’m rooting for you guys! take out the Saints and make us bucs fans happy!

  6. FlashPatterson says: Jan 8, 2014 8:00 PM

    Can’t wait to see both of the plays he’ll be active for.

  7. sweetnlow44 says: Jan 8, 2014 8:09 PM

    I’ll believe it when I see it. If he does play and is fully healthy, it’ll be a big boost. The offense has been stale the last month of the season and they could use his speed and playmaking ability big time.

  8. hauts81 says: Jan 8, 2014 8:19 PM

    Smart move playing the kid “when he wasn’t even healthy against Minnesota.”

  9. seahawk77 says: Jan 8, 2014 8:37 PM

    Bubble screen to the House and 2 KR over 40 yards…bank on it!

  10. maniccatastrophe says: Jan 8, 2014 9:10 PM

    Hope he plays! Seahawks fans will love this kid on the field. Pound for Pound toughest player to tackle in the league.

  11. tharoostah says: Jan 8, 2014 10:09 PM

    What about D-Rose?

  12. pjsam23 says: Jan 8, 2014 10:48 PM

    Just as soon as they activate him from the hip injury he will come up with a migraine headache. Thanks for the 1st and 3rd round draft picks Seattle!

  13. cascadehawk says: Jan 9, 2014 11:29 AM

    Thanks for Percy and you are welcome for the 1st and 3rd round picks, for players that wouldn’t even make the Hawks roster.

    Good luck with that.

    How’s the coaching and quarterback search going?

  14. 5xchamps says: Jan 9, 2014 4:55 PM

    Can’t wait to see him get hit low and fumble the ball AND leave with a hip injury lmao

  15. 5xchamps says: Jan 9, 2014 4:58 PM

    Seattle is a joke especially all their weak fans that just came out under their beds… None of u fans was cheering for your team the last couple of years.. And out of no where all you ppl wanna talk crap.. Go ahead I wonder were you guys going to be at when the saints dominate that pathetic team.. Lmao

  16. kimbo71006 says: Jan 9, 2014 9:48 PM

    The Saints haven’t given up a KR for a TD since….EXACTLY!

    I don’t care if its Harvin, Marvin or Sparvin playing.

    GEAUX SAINTS!!

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