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Adrian Peterson: 'Without Percy Harvin yesterday, the Vikings don't win the game"

Last season Percy Harvin played less than 60-percent of the offensive snaps. This year the Vikings plan to use Harvin much more. He was used all over the field on Sunday, and Adrian Peterson put it on record saying, "Without Percy Harvin yesterday, the Vikings don't win the game."
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