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Lately, there has been rampant speculation that the Minnesota Vikings might want to trade Percy Harvin, despite the claims from Vikings GM Rick Spielman to the contrary. And a lot of that speculation has the Dolphins as a prime candidate to make a trade for the talented but troubled receiver.
My question is, doesitmake sense for the Dolphins to trade for Harvin?
It’s hard to argue that Harvin doesn’t have talent. Over the last 4 seasons Harvin has had 29 total TDs. He is a homerun threat that the Dolphins have been sorely lackly….as a receiver and a return guy. Harvin can also be dangerous as a runner out of the backfield.
But lets look a bit closer at the whole picture.
Harvin, in the 4 years at Minnesota, has never reached 1000 yards receiving, and only one season, 2011, did Harvin play in all 16 games.
In addition, Harvin’s yards per catch average has declined every season. His rookie season, 2009, he averaged 13.2 yards per catch. Last season? 10.9 (Miami WR Brian Hartlinehad14.9ypc Continue reading