Signing status of top picks
First-round draft picks are starting to sign and get into training camp, but not every selection has a deal. Keep track as teams sign their top choices. The list ...
Harvin likely will be used at running back and receiver in the NFL, just like he was with the Gators. The Vikings also could use him as the trigger man in a version of the Wildcat offense if they decide to use that formation.
Harvin is also expected to be a featured part of the return game on special teams.
"It's kind of the nature of the beast with first-round picks, you know, that cat-and-mouse game," Childress said. "He needs to get here as soon as he is able."
"I think he'll open things up for everybody. It'll be good. We can't wait until he gets here," Peterson said before looking directly at a television camera with a big smile on his face. "Get here Percy."
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