Percy Harvin scheduled to practice Thursday

Published on December 30, 2013 by     Seahawks.Com News (Feed)

131120harvin660

As in Harvin, as in the multitalented player that coach Pete Carroll has been asked about multiple times every week this season – and often more than once during the same interview.

Well, there is finally some news regarding Harvin, who the Seahawks acquired in the March trade with the Minnesota Vikings.

“Percy is going to practice with us when we get back (Thursday) with the intention of playing in this next game,” Carroll said during his weekly day-after Q&A session with the media. “And we’ll see what happens. That’s the intention and we’ve got to see how he goes.

“He’s come to the point where we can go to that and we’ll keep our fingers crossed for him. He wants to contribute and be part of this team. And he’s going to do everything he can to be part of that.”

The players are “off” Tuesday and Wednesday and will practice this week on Thursday and Friday as the Seahawks wait to see who will emerge from this weekend’s wild-card playoff games as the Seahawks’ opponent Jan. 11 at CenturyLink Field. As the NFC’s top-seeded team, the Seahawks will host the lowest remaining seed – either the 49ers or Packers, who play Sunday in Green Bay; or the Saints, who play the Eagles in Philadelphia on Saturday.

Asked if anything has changed regarding Harvin, who had hip surgery Aug. 1 and has been limited to a handful of plays in the Week 11 game against the Vikings, Carroll offered, “He’s going to practice this week. That’s changed.”

That fact contradicts national reports over the weekend that Harvin would be placed on injured reserve as early as Monday. That contraction will undoubtedly lead to reports that Carroll has been waiting to unleash Harvin in the playoffs.

“There’s no game plan here. There’s nothing behind this,” Carroll said. “We’ve got a young guy who’s trying to get back on the team and see if he can help his team win. And we’ll see if it happens. There’s no strategy to this or anything like that. We’re just pulling for him, and if he can contribute that would be great.”

Carroll wants this, because Harvin wants it so badly. He returned a kickoff 58 yards and also made a falling 17-yard reception against Vikings, but hasn’t practiced since.

“It will be a great thing for him, first off,” Carroll said. “This guy is a true competitor and he would do anything to play. He’s been fighting for some time now, months and months, to try to position himself so that he could get back here. And to his credit, he has not given up on it.

“He’s at a place where he has a chance. So we’ll see what happens.”

via Monday in Hawkville: Percy Harvin scheduled to practice Thursday.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Fair Use Notice This website may at times present copyrighted material, the use of which might not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available in an effort to advance understandings of democratic, economic, environmental, human rights, political, scientific, and social justice issues, among others. The author believes that this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U. S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the articles published on this website are distributed without profit for research and informational purposes. In most instances a link is placed to originator of Article and it is never expressly mentioned as written by, we use published by certain entities who write or publish for this said Blog..

Tell Us What's On Your Mind (0)




WP-SpamFree by Pole Position Marketing

REMEMBERING A LEGEND!

LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS

131230bennett6vgdfgdgdfg60

Less dancing, more tackling from Seahawks, please

As the Dallas Cowboys were giving them a beating last Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks defense provided a CenturyLink ...
17YsDE.AuSt.5

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll: “Whenever we’re running the ball, we’re fine”

Marshawn Lynch sprinted down the right sideline untouched, into and out of the end zone. But he wasn’t carrying ...
Seahawks Broncos Football

Hawks waive DB Steven Terrell, bring back DE Greg Scruggs

The Seahawks today essentially reversed the move they made on Saturday, waiving defensive back Steven Terrell and bringing ...
141013hawkville660

Marshawn Lynch’s limited carries glaring in Seahawks’ two losses

Marshawn Lynch was limited to 10 carries in Sunday’s loss to Cowboys at CenturyLink Field, prompting coach Pete ...
141013injuries660

Seahawks’ depth being tested by rash of injuries

Middle linebacker Bobby Wagner left Sunday’s game, but returned. Cornerback Byron Maxwell did not. And their status for ...
on January 30, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Russell Okung has torn labrum in shoulder

Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung has a torn labrum in his shoulder, according to team sources. Okung suffered the ...
141013-maxwell-600

Calf strain, not high-ankle sprain, for cornerback Byron Maxwell

Byron Maxwell Injury Deemed Less Serious Cornerback Byron Maxwell, who left Sunday's game against the Cowboys in the second ...
Doug Baldwin rants on Seahawks  offensive struggles   NFL.com

Doug Baldwin rants on Seahawks’ offensive struggles

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin was a tad angry at the offense's struggles after being upset by ...

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com
 

lat-noise-wre0011368363-20130915

WELCOME TO THE SEAHAWKS 12TH MAN ARMY.

WE TAKE PRIDE IN GIVING SEAHAWKS FANS AROUND THE CLOCK UPDATES,  ALL SEAHAWKS ALL THE TIME. SO IF YOU WANT THE LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS DELIVERED FOR FREE RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX ONCE A WEEK, SIGN UP AND ENJOY!

WE HAVE BEEN PROUDLY SERVING DIEHARD SEAHAWKS FANS SINCE 2004.

Enter your Email

Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz