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Report: Vikings wideout Percy Harvin demands trade

Vikings wideout Percy Harvin reportedly wants to be traded. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) Vikings wideout Percy Harvin reportedly wants to be traded. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin has refused to speak about his status with the team, but according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Harvin doesn't want to be in Minnesota anymore and wants to be traded.

Harvin made $2.782 million last season and missed the final seven games of the year with an ankle injury. He still led the team with 62 catches for 677 yards with five touchdowns. Harvin is scheduled to make $2.755 million in 2013, the final year of his five-year rookie contract.

However, the latest word from some good sources around the NFL is that Harvin, who missed the final seven regular-season games as well as the playoff game because of a serious ankle injury, has told the Vikings that he doesn’t want to play for them and wants to be traded.

Harvin’s relationship with the Vikings has been much-discussed, including rumors that he isn’t pleased with the coaches’ plans for him on offense and that he does not get along with the medical staff. Quite simply, it seemed as though Harvin wasn’t happy here, and that was made obvious when he didn’t hang around the team during their late-season push toward the playoffs while he rehabbed his ankle.

The Vikings are $16 million under the salary cap, which is set for $123 million this season.
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