Percy Harvin practices with Vikings, who sign rookie WR A.J. Love
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The Minnesota Vikings resumed organized team activity practices on Tuesday morning with a new face on the field -- and two old faces back on it as well.
The team announced it has signed A.J. Love, an undrafted rookie receiver out of South Florida.
Love (6-foot-2, 208 pounds) had 56 catches for 843 yards and six touchdowns over the 2008 and '09 seasons, then sat out 2010 with a knee injury. He returned in 2011 but finished with only nine catches for 122 yards and one score.
At South Florida's pro day on March 20, Love ran the 40-yard dash in 4.50 seconds and posted a 30½-inch vertical jump.
The Vikings had been short-handed at receiver during OTAs with Harvin (shoulder surgery) and Greg Childs (calf strain) sitting out. Harvin had been attending meetings during OTAs, though, and it was considered only a matter of time until he returned from the April 24 procedure to clean out bone spurs.
Greenway was believed to be dealing with a family matter.
Tuesday's OTA practice was closed to reporters, who will be allowed to watch Wednesday's session.