Seahawks to rest Percy Harvin in training camp

Harvin to sit out in camp: For three consecutive days during Seattle’s minicamp, Percy Harvin was a spectator. The same thing is likely to happen during training camp as the team tries to keep the speedy receiver healthy, according to coach Pete Carroll. It’s a logical move for a player who has missed 22 of the last 32 regular season games — including 15 last season. Harvin is a fantastic player … when he’s on the field. The Seahawks are trying to make sure that happens a little more often in 2014. He has WR1 upside, but the risk factor probably will have him come off the board in the WR2 range.

Wilson expected to be cleared: David Wilson looks like he’s another step closer to returning to the field. The Giants running back plans on being cleared in time to join his teammates for training camp. However, he’ll find a Big Blue backfield that is full of competition. Rashad Jennings is likely to begin the season atop the depth chart and rookie Andre Williams will battle for touches. Where Wilson fits into this mix remains to be seen, however it’s logical to think that the Giants are going to be cautious with a player who suffered a career-threatening neck injury.

Green to have larger role: As Antonio Gates continues his end-of-career downturn, there is more and more reason to believe Ladarius Green is going to assume a larger share of the Chargers offense. The third-year tight end is a good fit for new offensive coordinator Frank Reich’s scheme, making him a prime candidate to take a step forward this season. Of course, Green (17 recs in 2013) still has a way to go in order to surpass Gates (77 recs), who was still San Diego’s leading pass catcher last season. However, the young tight end does have the potential to be a deep sleeper in plenty of leagues in 2014.

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