Following up on the ongoing story
. ... After an eventful week with Harvin, GM Rick Spielman is confident that everything will be fine. Spielman said on 1500 ESPN that despite Harvin saying he was unhappy in Minnesota, the team’s perspective is that it can work with talented players, even unhappy ones. “There’s different personalities that you have to deal with on a daily basis, but when you look at Percy, what he brings to us on the field, how much passion he has to play football, he gives us a great opportunity to win on Sundays when he’s on the field,” Spielman said. Reported by Profootballtalk.com
Spielman said that in his talks with Harvin’s agent and HC Leslie Frazier’s talks with Harvin, the team has made it clear that Harvin won’t be traded and will be in the team’s plans going forward. “I know coach Frazier really met and sat and talked a lot with Percy. I dealt more with the business side of it and dealt with his agent, Joel Segal,” Spielman said. “As far as I know, the last dialogue I had, we’re expecting Percy to be at training camp and ready to go. ...” We'll go ahead and point out the whole "As far as I know" preface seems to suggest the Vikings don't really know what to expect. So stay tuned.