Illness, not migraines sideline Harvin

Vikings receiver Percy Harvin missed practice today, but it wasn’t due to a migraine headache. Coach Leslie Frazier tells the Star Tribune it was probably just a virus and Harvin should be back Friday.
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Vikings receiver Percy Harvin missed practice today, but it wasn’t due to a migraine headache. Coach Leslie Frazier tells the Star Tribune it was probably just a virus and Harvin should be back Friday.

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