Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/23/14
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The New England Patriots could be in the market for a wide receiver this offseason, but could there be an interest in Minnesota Vikings dynamic playmaker Percy Harvin? Karen Guregian of The Boston Herald notes that Bill Belichick showed interest in Harvin when he was coming out of the University of Florida, and she believes there could be mutual interest this offseason. Heading into the draft, Harvin thought the Patriots were one of the teams that would potentially select him. "I'm real familiar with (Belichick)," Harvin said. "He came down a bunch of times to talk to me, talk to the (Gators) team, talk to (quarterback Tim) Tebow. I've heard a lot of things (about the 2009 draft). I think if Minnesota had passed, they would have taken me." The Patriots could wind up parting ways with veterans Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd this offseason. Meanwhile, Harvin will reportedly hold out if he doesn’t receive a new contract, while there’s been talk of the Vikings potentially shopping the wide receiver. The Patriots could probably find a better value by saving their picks and money and entering the draft to find a new wide receiver. However, the connection appears to be there and speculation figures to continue if the team cuts ties with Welker and Lloyd. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy football advice?
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