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Updated: June 5th, 2012 11:33am
Percy Harvin practices with Vikings, who sign rookie WR A.J. Love

Percy Harvin practices with Vikings, who sign rookie WR A.J. Love

by Tom Pelissero
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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.

Shortly after, the Vikings' Web site reported receiver Percy Harvin and linebacker Chad Greenway are practicing after sitting out last week's sessions.

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.

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