Found July 11, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
The Seattle Seahawks made a bold move this offseason when they acquired the volatile and versatile Percy Harvin from the Minnesota Vikings. Seattle's newest wide receiver is here to not just enhance — but lead — the Seahawks to offensive air dominance. The Seahawks sent their 2013 first-round pick (25th overall), a 2013 seventh-round pick and a 2014 third-round pick to the Vikings for Harvin, who was in the last year of his rookie contract. He was given a new contract from the Seahawks, valued at $67 million over six years including $25.5 million in guarantees. For comparison, it's significantly more than Victor Cruz just got in his new deal with the Giants. That's a lot of want. Strike that. When you give that much for one player, it reflects a need. Seattle recognized that it needed to improve in the passing game in order to take the next step. Is Percy Harvin the missing piece of the puzzle? One major publication thinks so, apparently. USA Today spor...
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