The disgruntled Harvin said Sunday that he doesn't want to play for the Vikings anymore. The news came just a couple weeks after Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said he had "no intent" to trade the young wide receiver.
Harvin, 24, was a first-round selection by the Vikings in the 2009 NFL Draft. Since entering the league, Harvin has been one of the most explosive young wide receivers in the game. In 54 career games, Harvin has 280 receptions for 3,302 yards and 20 touchdowns.
Harvin's best season was 2011. In 16 games, he caught 87 passes for 967 yards and six touchdowns.
While the Seahawks were still one of the best teams in the NFC last season, the team will benefit greatly with Harvin. The team's leading receiver last season was Sidney Rice, who caught 50 passes for 748 yards. Adding Harvin to Russell Wilson's receiving corps will make the team even more of a threat in the NFC.
Ted Glover at the Daily Norseman said Monday a Harvin trade would be "a long shot," especially considering the money Harvin would seek in a new contract.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and Harvin have a connection:
Percy Harvin visited Pete Carroll's USC in October 2005, weeks before committing to Florida. Only non-Gators visit, says Rivals.— SBN College Football (@SBNationCFB) March 11, 2013