Harvin's next contract 

February, 1, 2013
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Typically, NFL teams like to extend the contracts of core, productive players prior to those players entering the final year of their contract. It removes a potential distraction (and the potential for a holdout), and it's a smart way to facilitate continuity. For the Minnesota Vikings, this means that they have a decision to make on WR/returner Percy Harvin this offseason.

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