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gpngc
06-20-2012, 10:38 AM
He's not happy in Minnesota.

Do you think they'll actually entertain offers for one of the most unique explosive players in the league?

If so, to what team and for what compensation? He would be an asset to literally every single team in the league.

If I was a GM, I'd give a 2nd for him in a heartbeat.

katnip
06-20-2012, 10:41 AM
Santonio Holmes for Percy Harvin, please

gpngc
06-20-2012, 10:43 AM
The Jets were actually one of the first teams I thought of.

A) They aren't shy about trading for veteran players.
B) They don't have much talent at WR.
C) He'd be a force next to his old college QB in special packages out of the backfield, in the slot, etc.
D) He's a better RUNNING BACK than Shonn Green.

Matthew Jones
06-20-2012, 10:44 AM
I don't think the Vikings will trade him, but if they do, I think they could get at least a first-round pick and maybe a third-rounder as well. Harvin is only 24 years old and has already shown that he is a dynamic playmaker. The team trading for him will likely have to sign him to a lucrative contract extension as well. I wouldn't be surprised if he signed for 5-$50.

Brent
06-20-2012, 10:49 AM
He's under contract, won't be traded. He's labor, they don't get what they want.

sbh15
06-20-2012, 10:51 AM
YES! please get him off the Vikings!

tjsunstein
06-20-2012, 11:04 AM
I would love to get him out of the division but the price would be steep. I dont think hes moved.

Scotty D
06-20-2012, 11:48 AM
I wouldn't want to give the Vikings a premium pick, give him a new contract, and then deal with the migraine issue all the time.

Taber21
06-20-2012, 11:50 AM
I am really wondering what all of the "issues" are. Some have reported it is not money related but clearly that has to be part of it. Other than that, whether its the direction of the team, his role, both, or whatever it is I just hope they can get it worked out quickly. I doubt they will trade him, but having him holding out/pissed off isn't any better.

sbh15
06-20-2012, 11:50 AM
I wouldn't want to give the Vikings a premium pick, give him a new contract, and then deal with the migraine issue all the time.

migraine issue is solved. he had sleep apnea, which caused the migraines.

yodabear
06-20-2012, 12:39 PM
Why Percy????? If AD is out, u are the reason to watch the Vikings...and Jared Allen

Don Vito
06-20-2012, 12:42 PM
Harvin on the Patriots has always been a wet dream of mine. If it happened, oh baby.

Vikes99ej
06-20-2012, 12:54 PM
Just another contract move. I thought we were done with these kind of shenanigans with Harvin. He better not be asking for DeSean money.

BuckNaked
06-20-2012, 12:56 PM
Well, ****.

Complex
06-20-2012, 12:58 PM
Hope the panther trade for him.

OSUGiants17
06-20-2012, 12:59 PM
Just another contract move. I thought we were done with these kind of shenanigans with Harvin. He better not be asking for DeSean money.

Why wouldn't he? He is a better version of DeSean and more valuable to his team with no other WRs on his team. The only other offensive weapon on his team is AP who is hurt, he is easily one of the most valuable players on his team with no replacement. DeSean had Vick, McCoy, and Maclin all ahead of him on offense and still got big money. Harvin will get paid or he will holdout.

Honestly, I would love to see him on the Texans. Could you imagine how explosive that team would be. It would help Foster and Andre put up incredible numbers

DoughBoy
06-20-2012, 01:03 PM
Harvin on the Patriots has always been a wet dream of mine. If it happened, oh baby.

Death, taxes, and Pats fans creaming themselves everytime a WR is rumored to be avalible.... or any white guys, y'all love you some hard working whities. ;)

Don Vito
06-20-2012, 01:06 PM
Death, taxes, and Pats fans creaming themselves everytime a WR is rumored to be avalible.... or any white guys, y'all love you some hard working whities. ;)

Hey we can't draft them so might as well jump on em when we get the chance. Harvin would be perfect here.

DoughBoy
06-20-2012, 01:09 PM
Hey we can't draft them so might as well jump on em when we get the chance. Harvin would be perfect here.

I agree he would be nasty on the pats... still tickles my pickle though.

WCH
06-20-2012, 01:31 PM
He's under contract, won't be traded. He's labor, they don't get what they want.

Yeah, and Harvin is nowhere near good enough to pull a TO and force his way out of town. They'd probably let him sit out the year before they'd cave into his request.

I know it's the offseason and that he's a dynamic player, but lets not go nuts. We're talking about a guy who might be a top-20 WR.

SolidGold
06-20-2012, 01:44 PM
Death, taxes, and Pats fans creaming themselves everytime a WR is rumored to be avalible.... or any white guys, y'all love you some hard working whities. ;)

das racist

sbh15
06-20-2012, 01:44 PM
Yeah, and Harvin is nowhere near good enough to pull a TO and force his way out of town. They'd probably let him sit out the year before they'd cave into his request.

I know it's the offseason and that he's a dynamic player, but lets not go nuts. We're talking about a guy who might be a top-20 WR.

I was thinking the same thing the other day, but here's a stat I found pretty interesting...

players with 1300+ yards (rushing & receiving), 80+ receptions, 8+ touchdowns last season:

Calvin Johnson, Wes Welker, Victor Cruz, Larry Fitzgerald, Rob Gronkowksi, Jimmy Graham, Darren Sproles, and Percy Harvin. Ray Rice was 4 receptions shy, Roddy White was 4 yards shy.

Pretty elite company. Of course I'm a Florida homer, but it's still pretty impressive.

And no, I don't believe Harvin is a #1 receiver, but neither are Welker/Cruz and they're doing just fine.

shylo3716
06-20-2012, 03:08 PM
Why is he unhappy?

descendency
06-20-2012, 03:14 PM
Why is he unhappy?

He wants to be paid.

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The migraine situation makes him a risky proposition. Giving up a premium pick (or picks) and signing him to a long term deal is far from desirable, even if he is a 24 year old talented player.

Cigaro
06-20-2012, 03:53 PM
It won't happen, but I'd love to see him with the Panthers.

TheFinisher
06-20-2012, 04:34 PM
Mike Jenkins for Percy, deal?

We can also throw in Felix Jones to sweeten the offer ;)

jrdrylie
06-20-2012, 04:38 PM
Mike Jenkins for Percy, deal?

We can also throw in Felix Jones to sweeten the offer ;)

That wouldn't be a horrendous deal. Mike Jenkins is probably better than any corner Minnesota currently has. And Felix Jones would be a better fill in than Toby Gerhart.

Nalej
06-20-2012, 05:45 PM
Come to NE and replace Welker

Vikes99ej
06-20-2012, 06:19 PM
Mike Jenkins for Percy, deal?

We can also throw in Felix Jones to sweeten the offer ;)

So a corner who's been forced out of his spot because he's not as talented as the others for an up and coming, explosive offensive weapon? Sounds fair to me!

TheFinisher
06-20-2012, 06:58 PM
So a corner who's been forced out of his spot because he's not as talented as the others for an up and coming, explosive offensive weapon? Sounds fair to me!

He's still a fairly young CB with a Pro-Bowl under his belt that is more than capable of manning a #2 job. Carr is a top 15 CB and Claiborne has the potential to be a top 5-10 guy... the fact that we loaded up at the position doesn't mean Jenkins all of a sudden isn't starter material. He still is, we're just log-jammed.

Vikes99ej
06-20-2012, 07:08 PM
He's still a fairly young CB with a Pro-Bowl under his belt that is more than capable of manning a #2 job. Carr is a top 15 CB and Claiborne has the potential to be a top 5-10 guy... the fact that we loaded up at the position doesn't mean Jenkins all of a sudden isn't starter material. He still is, we're just log-jammed.

He's 27, and his PDefs and INT have gone down every year since 2009. And I'm pretty sure you guys never ran zone coverage. Unless you guys threw in a first or second too, I wouldn't do it.

VAfy-ya
06-20-2012, 07:45 PM
He's 27, and his PDefs and INT have gone down every year since 2009. And I'm pretty sure you guys never ran zone coverage. Unless you guys threw in a first or second too, I wouldn't do it.

How about LaMichael James and a 3rd rounder? That's basically the equivalent of a 2nd and a 3rd. Gives you a young dynamic player who can still run some of your Harvin package and also gives you a capable option in the return game. And not to mention a nice compliment to AP. No one's giving you a first for guy who has yet to prove he can stay healthy. Maybe the 3rd can be bummed to a 2nd if certain incentives are met.

derza222
06-20-2012, 07:59 PM
The Jets were actually one of the first teams I thought of.

A) They aren't shy about trading for veteran players.
B) They don't have much talent at WR.
C) He'd be a force next to his old college QB in special packages out of the backfield, in the slot, etc.
D) He's a better RUNNING BACK than Shonn Green.

Jets were supposedly aggressively trying to trade up for him in the draft that year, so they obviously like him too. I'd be down.

OSUGiants17
06-20-2012, 08:42 PM
God no. Not the Jets. Please anyone but them so I don't have to hear about how dynamic and incredible they'll be with the Tebowz and the Harvinz and the Holmesz and.....not the Sanchez, but the Sparanoz. They will cream over any minor move and talk about how it makes them a lock for the Super Bowl.

Vikes99ej
06-20-2012, 08:55 PM
http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/06/20/source-harvin-isnt-unhappy-with-his-contract/

If this thing isn't about money than we really may be in trouble with him. Doesn't sound good.

WCH
06-20-2012, 08:56 PM
He's 27, and his PDefs and INT have gone down every year since 2009. And I'm pretty sure you guys never ran zone coverage. Unless you guys threw in a first or second too, I wouldn't do it.

Nobody is ever going to trade a first round pick for Percy Harvin.

VikesWookie
06-20-2012, 09:59 PM
Mike Jenkins for Percy, deal?

We can also throw in Felix Jones to sweeten the offer ;)

no thx... i'd want nothing to do with ex-cowboys. i saw enough of jenkins getting burned last year.
i don't think i'd do it even for Ware. the torque he puts on his lower back everytime he comes out of his stance doesn't look condusive to sustained longevity in this league...

WCH
06-20-2012, 10:14 PM
Pardon my language, but I think I'd probably trade Jordy Nelson and my own left nut to see Ware go to the Packers.

prock
06-20-2012, 10:33 PM
He isn't going anywhere for at least a year

Shane P. Hallam
06-20-2012, 10:38 PM
Stephen Burton FTW

Ness
06-20-2012, 11:05 PM
Texans should go after him.

BuckNaked
06-21-2012, 12:42 AM
Life as a non-Minnesotan Vikings fan is like riding a suckstick for the rest of eternity. How can it get worse than a 3-13 season winning all of zero games within the division, with our franchise player tearing his ACL? Oh, lets have our third best player demand a trade. But on top of that, for reasons non-contract related, making it all the more inevitable. God damnit Percy. Not like I can blame the guy though, playing only 54% of our offensive snaps. ******* Bill Musgrave, guy looks like a saggier, balder version of Chris Cooper in Seabiscuit. I've convinced myself that Christian Ponder is our quarterback of the future, but then again I thought Tarvaris Jackson would be servicable so what the **** do I know? [/endrant]

descendency
06-21-2012, 08:07 AM
Apparently, he's mad because he thinks the organization is dicking off Joe Web by not even giving him a chance at starting.

gpngc
06-21-2012, 08:13 AM
Apparently, he's mad because he thinks the organization is dicking off Joe Web by not even giving him a chance at starting.

He's right.

The coaches use him terribly.

They try to preserve his health (even though he's only missed three games in three years) by only playing him when he gets the ball. The defense knows this and it makes it extremely difficult for him to get going because they key on him. My point still stands. Harvin is not used well in Minny and would be awesome on a team with another receiving threat and where he would actually stay on the field as a decoy rather than on the bench when he isn't the primary on a given play.

They rarely use him as a decoy and its frustrating for him because there are no other receiving threats.

I'd want out too.

EDIT: I didn't read that correctly because my contact is messed up. I thought he said Percy thinks the organization is dicking him around by not starting him.

sbh15
06-21-2012, 08:15 AM
Apparently, he's mad because he thinks the organization is dicking off Joe Web by not even giving him a chance at starting.

I sincerely doubt this considering he only started doing well once Ponder was starting

49erNation85
06-23-2012, 09:46 PM
Dam kids all want money . Play good and don't be a ***** .