Sunday, April 26, 2009
Percy Harvin WR, Florida
If I had to use one word to describe Harvin I would use explosive. Harvin's speed and athleticism make him a threat to score every time he touches the ball. At the combine he really impressed, we all knew he was fast, and he ran a 4.41 second 40 yard dash just to remind us. I was surprised with his strength when he put up 225 pounds 19 times on the bench press. Harvin's upside is obvious, he brings so many things to the table at a skill position and has proven that he can do it in the biggest of games. His downside is little less obvious but has been talked about a lot. Percy has trouble with self-motivation and does not always want to work as hard as he should. It has been written that Percy would be a perfect pick if it was not for these flaws. An example of his lackluster preparation is the fact that he failed his drug test a couple months ago. You can't be smoking marijuana two months before the NFL draft. This being said he still remains one of the drafts most talented, and the Vikings took him with the 22nd pick. The vikings need help at wide out so this could turn out to be a great move for them.