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Harvin contract in place, trade hinges on physical

Harvin contract in place, trade hinges on physical

The Seahawks have made a bold, aggressive move to trade for Vikings receiver Percy Harvin, the 2009 NFL offensive rookie of the year. And while the deal hinges on both Harvin passing a physical and the Seahawks and Harvin working out a contract, a sourc…
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  • Notes: Vikings put tender on restricted free agent A.J. Jeffers…

    Notes: Vikings put tender on restricted free agent A.J. Jefferson

    startribune.com Mar 11, 2013
    A handful of Vikings notes on the eve of free agency.
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  • Kevin Williams: 'You want to win games'

    Kevin Williams: 'You want to win games'

    ESPN.com Mar 11, 2013
    Make that two prominent Minnesota Vikings veterans who, from at least a competitive standpoint, weren't huge fans of Monday's decision to trade receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks. We've already noted that tailback Adrian Peterson tweeted he h…
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  • Two Receivers Head to N.F.C. West

    Two Receivers Head to N.F.C. West

    The Seahawks will acquire Percy Harvin from the Vikings, while the 49ers will get Anquan Boldin in a trade with Baltimore, the reigning Super Bowl champion.
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  • Now the hard part: Restocking Vikings WRs

    Now the hard part: Restocking Vikings WRs

    ESPN.com Mar 11, 2013
    In the flurry of tweets that followed news of Percy Harvin's trade to the Seattle Seahawks, one stood out to me. It was from Green Bay Packers nose tackle B.J. Raji, who said: "Can't say im sorry to see Percy go lol #gopackgo." Yes, the instan…
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  • No indication Vikings are in on Mike Wallace

    No indication Vikings are in on Mike Wallace

    ESPN.com Mar 11, 2013
    If the NFL's three-day negotiating period revealed anything, it was that the Minnesota Vikings aren't as excited about free agent receiver Mike Wallace as some of you have thought or hoped. Nothing that has happened so far is binding, meaning the Viking…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Boldin Headed to 49ers 03:22

    NFL32OT: Boldin Headed to 49ers

    Mar 11
    Episode 286: Suzy Kolber and Adam Schefter discuss Ravens trade of Anquan Boldin to San Francisco. Mark Schlereth breaks down Percy Harvin's trade to Seattle. The NFL32 crew discuss which offensive free agent should be "buyer beware?"
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Seahawks Pick Up Harvin 02:29

    NFL Live OT: Seahawks Pick Up Harvin

    Mar 11
    Mark Schlereth, Bill Polian and Adam Schefter discuss the trade sending Percy Harvin to the Seahawks.
  • Video - How will the Minnesota Vikings replace Percy Harvin? 02:49

    How will the Minnesota Vikings replace Percy Harvin?

    Mar 11
    With the departure of the dynamic Percy Harvin, will the Minnesota Vikings look to replace the playmaker in the first round of the draft? The "Path to the Draft" explains how the team will replace Harvin.
  • Video - Harvin To Be Traded To Seahawks 02:21

    Harvin To Be Traded To Seahawks

    Mar 11
    Adam Schefter discusses the ESPN and media reports that Percy Harvin has been traded to the Seahawks.

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Harvin may be a headache, but that doesn't make him a lost ca…

    Mar 11
    The narrative when a talented but troubled player gets traded is always fascinating to me. The discourse goes something like this: I don't care how talented he is, he's not worth the headache.
  • Don Banks: With Harvin trade, fortune likely to favor bold Seahawks again

    Mar 11
    For a franchise that has rapidly become known for its fearless, unconventional thinking on personnel matters, Seattle's trade for disgruntled Vikings receiver-return man Percy Harvin on Monday is another bold step. And one that again reinforces the perc…
  • Minnesota Vikings to trade Percy Harvin to Seattle Seahawks -- source

    Mar 11
    The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade wide receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks, a source confirmed to ESPN.com's John Clayton.
  • Peter King: Some things to expect as free agency gets set to open

    Mar 11
    All's quiet on the free-agency front, one day from the opening of the market, Tuesday at 4 p.m. Some of the front office guys I speak to regularly were on lockdown over the weekend, not allowed to spill anything for risk of alienating a player or agent,…