Percy Harvin to undergo hip surgery

The season hasn't even officially begun yet, but the Seattle Seahawks have already absorbed a big loss.

Star wide receiver Percy Harvin revealed tonight that he'll need to have hip surgery after receiving a second medical opinion.

It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined, but Harvin is expected to miss a significant portion of the season after being acquired in a trade this offseason from the Minnesota Vikings for a first-round draft pick, seventh-round draft pick and third-round draft pick and being signed to a six-year, $67 million contract.

"When everything is goin good sometimes life throw u a curve ball," Harvin wrote on his official Twitter account. "Sorry to half to report that my injury will require surgery.Nobody was more anxious and excited about season, but I will be back strong as ever. I appreciate all the love and prayers 12th man."

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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