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SI’s King Ranks Harvin Most Impressive Rookie

Posted by Mike Wobschall on August 26, 2009 – 8:18 am

In his weekly Monday Morning QB – Tuesday Edition column, Sports Illustrated’s Peter King was asked about some of the most impressive rookies he’s seen in the preseason and he ranked Vikings WR Percy Harvin #1 on his list.

In his explanation for ranking Harvin 1st, King says: “Impact player beginning opening day.”

Also in his list of the 10 most impressive rookies in the preseason, King lists former Wayzata High School star James Laurinaitis 3rd. Laurinaitis was drafted this past April by the St. Louis Rams, and King said in his explanation for ranking him 3rd that he “[T]ook over starting mike ‘backer job after three pro practices.”

Laurinaitis’ position coach in St. Louis is Paul Ferraro, who was the Vikings special teams coordinator for 3 seasons (2006-2008).


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4 Responses to “SI’s King Ranks Harvin Most Impressive Rookie”

  1. By PurplePeopleEater on Aug 26, 2009 | Reply

    A bit of a surprise, concidering Harvin has yet to make any impressive plays. I’m still hoping he lives up to the hype!

  2. By CajunViking on Aug 26, 2009 | Reply

    That’s the same thing I was thinking. He played some in the Chiefs game but nothing great, hopefully he’ll play more against the Texans. GO VIKES!

  3. By chris on Sep 1, 2009 | Reply

    Well everyone just let frave be I am so sick of hearing about this and he did this. Just be thankful we have him and if he does bad he does and if he does good so be it. I think a true viks fan stands behind what ever move the viks make. Put urself it frave shoes and evryone sounds like a bunch of old weman in a chicken pen frave this and that just be a fan and hope the viks go all the way thanks

  4. By produits publicitaires on Sep 24, 2009 | Reply

    Interesting and useful post, Well done!

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