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5 Biggest NFL Training Camp Headlines: Percy Harvin, Danny Trevathan, Tyrann Mathieu

The latest injury news on Percy Harvin, Danny Trevathan, and Tyrann Mathieu, plus the Jets cornerback situation.

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Percy Harvin

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As training camps across the NFL wrap up and the regular season nears, XN Sports will report the top headlines of each day.

With the preseason in full swing, there is no shortage of intrigue and optimism, key injuries, and potential holdouts, as well as late offseason signings.

Here are the top five headlines for Wednesday:

Harvin gives us a scare

It’s been more than a year since Percy Harvin has been fully healthy, and Seattle fans have only seen glimpses of what he can do at 100 percent. On Tuesday, Harvin again put fear in the fan base when he injured his foot.

Harvin wound up heading to the locker room, but returned soon after. It clearly was nothing serious or worth worrying about, but it just goes to show you how close the team is losing their difference-maker.

Trevathan out up to 8 weeks

Broncos linebacker fractured his knee during Tuesday’s practice and will miss between six and eight weeks.

The injury was first believed to be an ACL/MCL blow, which likely would’ve ended Trevathan’s season before it began. This is a minor setback for a Denver defense that has the potential to be tops in the AFC.

Mathieu close to returning?

Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu is close to returning the field, and he could be activated as early as next week, AZCardinals.com reported.

It appears as if Mathieu’s original timetable was spot on, and it gives more hope that the Cardinals secondary will be intact by Week 1.

Browns ink a quarterback

The Browns signed veteran quarterback Rex Grossman to back up Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer on Tuesday.

Grossman was linked to Cleveland over the winter, as he used to quarterback the Redskins when Kyle Shanahan was calling the plays there. Grossman will turn 34 next week.

Jets safety moving to corner

With rookie cornerback Dexter McDougle lost for the year and Dee Milliner expected to miss the start of the season, the Jets are trying safety Antonio Allen at cornerback.

In his first practice as a corner, Allen had two interceptions. He’ll undergo a true test when he lined up opposite Bengals wideout A.J. Green in the Jets’ second preseason contest.

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