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According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin is unhappy with their passing game and not his contract.
The issues between receiver Percy Harvin and the Vikings have been widely mischaracterized, according to a source close to the team. Harvin’s frustration is based around the scope of the passing game and not his contract. Harvin’s complaints have been about football and not money.
While the Vikings have explored contract options for him — as is the norm for any top young player entering the final year of his deal — Harvin’s trade requests have been based on the limitations of Minnesota’s passing game and not his contract, according to the source, who has knowledge of the Vikings’ thinking. Harvin has not complained about his deal to the team and has never threatened to hold out based on his contract. Several reports have misrepresented the nature of Harvin’s concerns and what he has conveyed to the team.
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For some time now, there’s seemingly been friction between WR/returner Percy Harvin and the Minnesota Vikings, the cause of which hasn’t immediately been evident. As a result, some have speculated that he could be traded, though the return on that transaction for the Vikings would likely not be as strong as having the playmaker on the field. Things may have changed, however....
The Percy Harvin saga continues with a new report suggesting that the wide receiver might be seeking a deal worth $12 million per year. Now Harvin is a talented player, but character and injury issues will likely prevent the receiver from landing a contract that he might desire. The number he reportedly is looking at is what Larry Fitzgerald and Calvin Johnson currently earn and...
There is no doubt the Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin is one of the best young skill position players in the National Football League. He is one of the most versatile wide receivers in the league. The Vikings, however, to be ready to trade him. As absurd as that might sound it might be the right move for the future of the Vikings. During the first half of the regular...
In speaking with a small group of reporters, Minnesota
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said the team has “no intent” of trading
wide receiver Percy Harvin, according to The Pioneer Press.
Spielman added that he expects Harvin to be in camp like the
rest of the other Vikings’ players.
This of course could simply be posturing. There are now two
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. With rumors continuing to circulate about the unhappiness and future of receiver Percy Harvin, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said Friday that the team is not looking to trade Harvin.
"We have no intent of trading Percy Harvin," Spielman said. "Percy Harvin is under contract, we and expect him, just like all our players, to be...
According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says they “have no intent” of trading wide receiver Percy Harvin. They expect him to report to training camp like every other player.
There was a report last week that the Vikings will look to trade Harvin. Now that doesn’t seem to be the case.
CBS Sports reported that Harvin is unhappy...
Percy Harvin wants Megatron money, and has hinted at possibly holding out or getting trade. Harvin may want to focus on the first thought, because the latter isn’t likely to happen.
According to the Pioneer Press, Viking general manager Rick Spielman made it clear he has no intent of trading the disgruntled wide receiver.
Rick Spielman said the #Vikings “have no intent”...
For some time now, there’s seemingly been friction between WR/returner Percy Harvin and the Minnesota Vikings, the cause of which hasn’t immediately been evident. As a result, some have speculated that he could be traded, though the return on that transaction for the Vikings would likely not be as strong as having the playmaker on [...]
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Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports writes that Percy Harvin‘s frustrations aren’t related the status of his contract and instead are related to the team’s offensive approach.
La Canfora mentions that the issues between the Vikings and Harvin have been “widely mischaracterized.“
Harvin has reportedly not complained about his current contract situation and hasn’t threatened...
Minnesota Vikings’ Percy Harvin is a dynamic player, but he
likely sees himself in the class of the top wide receivers in the NFL, a source
tells ESPN. As such, Harvin wants to be compensated similarly to top receivers
such as Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald and Detroit Lions’ Calvin Johnson.
"[Harvin] is a star player in our league, but I would
imagine that he...
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the team has "no intent" of trading wide receiver Percy Harvin.