Originally written February 21, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
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It didn't take long for the national media to try to wrangle an answer from Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman on Thursday regarding receiver Percy Harvin. It took less time for Spielman to reiterate Minnesota's position on its talented but temperamental receiver: "We have no intent to trade Percy Harvin." They were the same words uttered by Spielman last week when he met with local reporters for his annual pre-Combine question-and-answer session. Spielman took to the podium again Thursday in Indianapolis and the first question was about Harvin, his unhappiness with the team that drafted him No. 22 overall in the 2009 and whether the Vikings might look to trade a player who is entering the final season of his rookie contract. Harvin is set to make 2.9 million, well below the average of the league's top receivers. "As I stated earlier, we have no intent to trade Percy Harvin," Spielman said at the Combine. "Anything related to his ...
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