Percy Harvin wants Vikings to trade him

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The Minnesota Vikings aren’t exactly the best NFL when it comes to depth at wide receiver. And further depleting that depth isn’t the best way to help a young quarterback in Christian Ponder develop further. But nonetheless Percy Harvin wants out of the twin cities.

The Associated Press‘ Jon Krawczynski appears to have first reported this in a tweet.

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Vikings Defecting to Seattle Seahawks: Sidney Rice, Darrell Bevell, Tarvaris Jackson

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After a trio of moves, the Seattle Seahawks should now be referred to as Minnesota-northwest.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter — the NFL’s busiest man — reports that the Seahawks and free agent receiver Sidney Rice have agreed to terms on five-year contract that’s worth up to $44 million dollars, including $18.5 million in guarantees.

The deal is contingent on Rice passing a physical, which is no slam dunk considering the former Vikings WR missed most of last season after undergoing hip surgery.

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Patriots Loss is Vikings Gain: Systems Do Not Trump Talent

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Sometimes celebrities get caught up in their own press and are surrounded by “yes men.” In the sports world, the NFL is the king of television and ancillary revenue. Men like Roger Goodell and Bill Belichick are at the top of the spectrum in terms of power and public perception.

No coach in the league has more of a mandate to give his input to ownership and management than the alleged cheater in the Providence-Boston area. In this instance, this ability has hurt the organization and Belichick’s credibility.

The trade of Randy Moss to the Minnesota Vikings for a third round draft pick and a future seventh rounder is ludicrous and laughable.

As a lifelong Viking fan, I am elated to see the big play threat return to Mall of America Field for the first time since Sidney Rice played on that turf.

By Patrick Herbert

For a Patriots fan view of the trade go here

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