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Sources: Vikings trade Harvin to Seahawks

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has always had an eye on Percy Harvin, and now it looks like he’s finally got him. On Monday, the eve of NFL free agency, Minnesota agreed to trade the receiver to Seattle, according to multiple media outlets. The Seahawks are expected to surrender their 2013 first-round draft pick (No. 25 overall) and possibly other picks to the Vikings in exchange for Harvin. The deal is pending his agreement to a new contract with the Seahawks… Read More »

Report: Vikes look to trade Harvin, who has suitors

Reports out of Minnesota indicate that the Vikings will pursue trading Percy Harvin. A serious MVP candidate at the halfway point last season, Harvin got the ultimate endorsement from the player who ended up winning MVP at season’s end: his teammate Adrian Peterson. “To be honest with you, I don’t know if we will or not. But me, individually, and giving you my opinion, I wouldn’t trade him for nothing,” the Vikings’ running back said Tuesday in an interview with… Read More »

Vikings teammates say Harvin may be best in NFL

Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder gave Percy Harvin the ultimate praise on Thursday. “He might be the best player in the NFL right now,” Ponder told the Chicago Tribune. And those words come from a former Seminole who has running back Adrian Peterson as a teammate. Harvin may not be the best player in the NFL this season. He may not win the MVP even though NFL.com and other publications have him in the mix. However the point is, it’s not… Read More »

Harvin, Peterson putting injuries, losses behind them

Last Monday, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier was pleasantly surprised when he heard from one of his injured stars who just landed in Minnesota. It was Memorial Day, and it was also Percy Harvin’s 24th birthday. But the dynamic receiver — still recovering from shoulder surgery in April and not able to practice — was reporting to work anyways. There’s simply no time to celebrate anything in Minnesota. Not with the franchise hoping to bounce back from two straight dismal seasons… Read More »