Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday that he wants to utilize wide receiver Percy Harvin more often on offense next season.
“I still think there are more things that can be done with Percy,” Frazier said. “We did some things toward the end of the year where we definitely tried to isolate him, and that’s one of the reasons I pulled him off kickoff at times. I wanted to feature him more than we were. I wanted him to be a featured part of our offense.
“There’s different things we can do with him, and hopefully, Sidney [Rice is] in the fold and he’s healthy and there’s some things that we can do with him. Because of Adrian [Peterson], there are opportunities that we can do on the perimeter that a lot of teams can’t.”
Despite fielding 40 kickoffs, Harvin led the Vikings with 71 receptions, 868 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns last season. FANTASY ANALYSIS: Harvin is definitely a special player, and it will raise his fantasy stock if the Vikings feature him more prominently on offense. But at least two questions need to be answered. Will his migraines ever subside? They have forced him to miss games in each of his first two NFL seasons and can pop up at without warning. Secondly, the Vikings have a huge void to fill at quarterback. The quality at that position will greatly affect Harvin’s 2011 output.