Migraines still plaguing Harvin

The migraine headaches that plagued Percy Harvin during his breakout rookie season with the Minnesota Vikings continue to be an issue for the wide receiver this offseason.

Harvin missed one game and sat out practices at various points during the season when he battled migraines, eventually making a trip to the Mayo Clinic to see if there was a treatment plan he could follow.

The Vikings knew about the issue when the drafted him a year ago.

"It's off and on," Harvin told Chip Scoggins of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "Still working them out. Hopefully we'll keep working at it. My mom has had them for 30 years. They come here and there. It's just something that hopefully I can contain. But I've talked to a lot of doctors. I don't think there's too much that can stop it."

The good news is that the migraines have not prevented Harvin from having a productive offseason to this point. Scoggins reported Harvin is bigger – up to about 207 pounds – although he expects to play closer to 200 this season.

"Normally when I workout I put on a couple of pounds," he said. "I wanted to be stronger. I know I'll probably lose some so I'll probably play at 202, 200. That will be good for me."

The Vikings begin their voluntary offseason workout program on Monday for veterans. Harvin was vague about when he’ll be around, but he’s been working out and is ready to build on last season.

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