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Harvin is not here with the Bills because he is contemplating retirement after another setback with his hip, the Buffalo News first reported. Throughout the week, Rex Ryan has been extremely cagey when it came to the dynamic wideout and upped the ante Thursday by saying "I don't know where he is right now."


I feel bad for any player who has to retire due to injuries, although I will admit with this one, I am not too upset. Tons of talent but a piss poor "me first" attitude that affected his play.

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I won't feel sympathy for Harvin and you can't make me.


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Maybe they could use Cordarelle Patterson?


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Harvin is a little punk, ive known this since his college days, well, everybody has.

He was with you guys the couple years where it made me physically ill to look at your uniforms and/ or colors, logo etc. etc.

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it made me physically ill to look at your uniforms and/ or colors, logo etc. etc.


At least your nausea was temporary then. I developed my aversion to that green and gold vomit about at age six and it's only gotten worse. :twisted:

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Jordysghost wrote:
it made me physically ill to look at your uniforms and/ or colors, logo etc. etc.


At least your nausea was temporary then. I developed my aversion to that green and gold vomit about at age six and it's only gotten worse. :twisted:

Once it starts turning gangrene green it's time to cut it off. It's gone bad, and there is no saving it at that point. :rofl:


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Jordysghost wrote:
it made me physically ill to look at your uniforms and/ or colors, logo etc. etc.


At least your nausea was temporary then. I developed my aversion to that green and gold vomit about at age six and it's only gotten worse. :twisted:


Oh don't get me wrong, the Vikings have been close to my least favorite teams since around 6 as well, but those late 2000s unis were among he worst i have ever seen, now throw the Favre in it and you've got a winning combination for vomit.

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Maybe they could use Cordarelle Patterson?


Yeah I would welcome any team to take him

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Maybe they could use Cordarelle Patterson?


Yeah I would welcome any team to take him


I think he could do well in their system.


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The man was a headache for the teams he played for but an amazing and talented guy. He should retire.


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I wouldn't call Harvin amazing.

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I wouldn't call Harvin amazing.

He's an amazing TALENT, but never learned how to pit it together on the field after his rookie year.

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I wouldn't call Harvin amazing.

He's an amazing TALENT, but never learned how to pit it together on the field after his rookie year.

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Yea he was impressive for sure talent wise, but still not what I would call 'amazing', jmo.

Ill take Randall Cobb and everything about him in a hot second over Harvin, and as good as he is i wouldn't call him amazing. Idk. jmo.

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Harvin could have been an NFL great but the guy had a Ryan Leaf brain imo...

The guy was like a lot of great talent guys .. his whole sports career he was probably far better
than anyone he played against. I heard Troy Aikman tell a great story, once. He was young and playing
some sport. I guess his team was blasting the other team, and his mother heard him being a D bag in
his comments. His mother scolded him and made him sit out the rest that game, or the next team game.
Troy's mother if you are going to play sports, you don't act like that!

This generation has some great players, but some real jerks when it comes to attitude both on and off the field.

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Harvin could have been an NFL great but the guy had a Ryan Leaf brain imo...

The guy was like a lot of great talent guys .. his whole sports career he was probably far better
than anyone he played against. I heard Troy Aikman tell a great story, once. He was young and playing
some sport. I guess his team was blasting the other team, and his mother heard him being a D bag in
his comments. His mother scolded him and made him sit out the rest that game, or the next team game.
Troy's mother if you are going to play sports, you don't act like that!

This generation has some great players, but some real jerks when it comes to attitude both on and off the field.


Yep, but the broader culture doesn't even find anything wrong with it anymore. In a previous age, behaving like many of these guys do would result in a duel to the death. Now we say "who are they hurting"? "They didn't HIT anybody"! I hope baseball never loses that aspect of the game, but I fear it'll be legislated or corporate profitted out in due course.


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I wouldn't call Harvin amazing.

He's an amazing TALENT, but never learned how to pit it together on the field after his rookie year.

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Yea he was impressive for sure talent wise, but still not what I would call 'amazing', jmo.

Ill take Randall Cobb and everything about him in a hot second over Harvin, and as good as he is i wouldn't call him amazing. Idk. jmo.


I don't know. In terms of pure athleticism and on-the-field play, a healthy Harvin is pretty freakish. As time goes on it's harder and harder to remember his outstanding plays in a Vikings uniform. With Rodgers throwing to him I think he could've put up superior numbers to Cobb. But Cobb certainly has Harvin beat as far as staying healthy and not being a nutcase.

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i wouldn't call him amazing. Idk. jmo.


Yeah, if Rodgers had Harvin and he was healthy I think your opinion might have been different. Harvin's attitude was piss poor, but he shot off the line like he was blasted out of a cannon, had pretty good hands, and threw his entire body at a defender to get those extra yards.

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i wouldn't call him amazing. Idk. jmo.


Yeah, if Rodgers had Harvin and he was healthy I think your opinion might have been different. Harvin's attitude was piss poor, but he shot off the line like he was blasted out of a cannon, had pretty good hands, and threw his entire body at a defender to get those extra yards.


I disagree, I don't think Harvin would fare even equal to how Cobb has.

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PurpleMustReign wrote:
Jordysghost wrote:
I wouldn't call Harvin amazing.

He's an amazing TALENT, but never learned how to pit it together on the field after his rookie year.

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He is amazing. Freakish talent. But anger issues and injuries kept him off the field too often. Much better player then Cobb, but Cobb was overall a better receiver. A healthy PH with Rogers would have been insane. Rogers could make me look like an average NFL receiver lol, he would have made PH unstoppable.


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i wouldn't call him amazing. Idk. jmo.


Yeah, if Rodgers had Harvin and he was healthy I think your opinion might have been different. Harvin's attitude was piss poor, but he shot off the line like he was blasted out of a cannon, had pretty good hands, and threw his entire body at a defender to get those extra yards.


I disagree, I don't think Harvin would fare even equal to how Cobb has.
I usually try to make well though out responses to differing opinions.

In this case, I came up with this: PFFFFT lol


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Why DK? The stats show that if anything, Cobb is the better player, nevermind the whole terrible attitude and migraines that Percy has.

I think this is a case of a talented player being a little bit romantically embellished by te team that drafted him, again, Cobb is Percy without the things that make Percy undesirable.

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PurpleMustReign wrote:
Jordysghost wrote:
I wouldn't call Harvin amazing.

He's an amazing TALENT, but never learned how to pit it together on the field after his rookie year.

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He is amazing. Freakish talent. But anger issues and injuries kept him off the field too often. Much better player then Cobb, but Cobb was overall a better receiver. A healthy PH with Rogers would have been insane. Rogers could make me look like an average NFL receiver lol, he would have made PH unstoppable.


Nope, nothing to suggest he is much better then Cobb, at all.

Percy had Favre in Favre's best season as a pro, and it was all downhill from there..

Cobb is a better boundary WR no doubt, but just as good in the slot and on returns (Even though we don't use him as the returner anymore as a way to protect a key offensive cog)

We actually were interested in Percy this offseason if Cobb did not sign with us, thankfully he did, so Percy gets to go waste another teams time. If we wanted to match Percy with Rodgers, we could, and would. But I dont it would be even equal to as effective as Rodgers and Cobb and the staff seems to agree.

To be honest, It's hard to understand why you guys apparently find Harvin so desirable, considering he has been completely and utterly irrelevant since 2012, and is now contemplating retirement..

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Nope, nothing to suggest he is much better then Cobb, at all.

Percy had Favre in Favre's best season as a pro, and it was all downhill from there..

Cobb is a better boundary WR no doubt, but just as good in the slot and on returns (Even though we don't use him as the returner anymore as a way to protect a key offensive cog)

We actually were interested in Percy this offseason if Cobb did not sign with us, thankfully he did, so Percy gets to go waste another teams time. If we wanted to match Percy with Rodgers, we could, and would. But I dont it would be even equal to as effective as Rodgers and Cobb and the staff seems to agree.

To be honest, It's hard to understand why you guys apparently find Harvin so desirable, considering he has been completely and utterly irrelevant since 2012, and is now contemplating retirement..


I see a lot of sense in your logic, IMO Cobb and most your wide outs would look like Jennings, when he left Rodgers
,and your system..Jennings was not great, and maybe Jordy Nelson is the one exception. Packers wideout's in almost
any other situations would suffer greatly.

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Nope, nothing to suggest he is much better then Cobb, at all.

Percy had Favre in Favre's best season as a pro, and it was all downhill from there..


He actually had his best season with Ponder at QB, after Favre had retired.


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To be honest, It's hard to understand why you guys apparently find Harvin so desirable, considering he has been completely and utterly irrelevant since 2012, and is now contemplating retirement..


I don't think anybody is calling him desirable. I certainly am not. He's a player with a bad attitude who hasn't been effective most of his career due to injury. I'm just saying had that not been the case, he could have been one of the best WRs in the league. It's hard to overstate his physical ability when he first came into the league before all of the injuries and before he had a chance for the attitude to come through.

I can't see why any team would want him at this point. There's no question at this point which receiver a team would rather have and who the better player is. I think most people are just talking about potential. It's something that doesn't come through in stats partially because the guy never started a full 16 games. Watching him while fully healthy was exciting though.

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Well the Bills put Harvin on IR. So, one more year, one more team down. He only has 28 more teams to go.

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Well the Bills put Harvin on IR. So, one more year, one more team down. He only has 28 more teams to go.

I cannot imagine anyone signing him unless they are really desperate.

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Harvin was just a spoiled brat and a dopehead. retire and go smoke some more weed


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I loved that he threw a 10lb plate at Childress.


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Harvin was just a spoiled brat and a dopehead. retire and go smoke some more weed
That sounds fantastic. I wish somebody would offer that to me...


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