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Harvin has the touch: A look at his 10 plays

Here are basic but eye-popping numbers: Percy Harvin had 10 touches last season and gained 245 yards.

Let's take a look:

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1. First game back against Minnesota Harvin makes his first catch on an over route. We'd see this again later in the season.

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2. He received another touch against the Vikings and just missed breaking it for a touchdown. After the play, he took a long look at the Vikings' sideline. They decided not to kick to him again.

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3. Back for the playoffs against the Saints, Harvin starts with his only negative gain of the season, a 1-yard loss on this little screen.

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4. He goes over the middle against a soft zone to gain nine yards.

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5. Here's that over route again. Same formation, similar result. Both times the DB just missed Russell Wilson's lofted throw and Harvin made a juggling catch.

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6. End around for nine yards against the Saints. The Seahawks ran many of Harvin's plays toward Doug Baldwin, who became the lead blocker.

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7. The first fly sweep of the Super Bowl. Harvin nearly busts this, too.

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8. Harvin with another little bubble screen out of the slot. TE Zach Miller and RT Breno Giacomini are on the move to block it.

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9. Fly sweep, Part II. Notice the hard sell from Marshawn Lynch and Harvin again running toward Baldwin.

Harvin touches1810. Game over. If the Broncos thought they had a shot to come back, Harvin rapidly dismissed that when he took the opening kickoff of the second half for a touchdown.