Harvin was placed on injured reserve after sitting on the sidelines since he severely sprained the ankle during a Nov. 4 loss to Seattle.
The 24-year-old was leading the NFL with 62 receptions at the time of the injury. He also sported a league-best kickoff-return average of 35.9 yards.
Harvin, in his fourth NFL season, ends 2012 with 677 receiving yards and three touchdowns.
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