RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Percy Harvin is listed as doubtful to play Monday night for Seattle against the New Orleans Saints because of lingering soreness in his surgically repaired hip.
Harvin made his debut with the Seahawks two weeks ago against the Minnesota Vikings and appeared in 21 total plays, 19 offensive snaps and two plays on special teams. Harvin made one catch for 17 yards and returned a kickoff 58 yards in his only two touches in the game.
Coach Pete Carroll expected Harvin to be fully integrated into the offense coming out of their bye, but Harvinwas unable to practice during the week.
Harvin’s hip remains sore and hasn’t responded the way the Seahawks expected coming out of the game. Carroll said they don’t see any structural issues with the hip but they aren’t going to put him on the field unless he’s at full strength.
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