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Vikings: The best way to use Percy Harvin

Vikings' special teams coordinator Mike Priefer has made it clear that Percy Harvin will be the team's No. 1 kickoff returner. Harvin averaged 32.5 yards per return in 2011, good for most in the NFL for players with five or more returns. But the Vikings have to find a way to balance their use of Harvin, without getting him injured.
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