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Why the Seahawks traded Percy Harvin to the Jets. | : Kenneth Arthur Article
Following the Seattle Seahawks trade of Percy Harvin to the New York Jets on Friday, if you're asking yourself "Why would the Seahawks trade Harvin away right now and why would the Jets want him?" just consider how far expectations have fallen for the receiver over the last 18 months.

For Jets, Harvin trade feels like an Idzik Hail Mary | ProFootballTalk
At 1-6, it's likely too late for Jets coach Rex Ryan to save his job.  But it's not too late for the team to avoid losing so many that owner Woody Johnson decides to get rid of G.M. John Idzik, too.

Last-place Jets an odd destination for Percy Harvin | ProFootballTalk
Usually, if a team is going to give up a draft pick for a high-priced star in the middle of the season, that team is a playoff contender hoping that player is the last piece of the championship puzzle. Which makes the last-place Jets an odd destination for Percy Harvin.

Seahawks expected to get a pick in rounds 2-4 from Jets | ProFootballTalk
Neither the Jets nor the Seahawks have officially announced that Percy Harvin is being shipped from Seattle to New York, but when the trade is finalized, the Seahawks are expected to receive a mid-round draft pick as compensation.

Harvin deal a signal contenders should be thinking big | ProFootballTalk
Percy Harvin is a Jet, and somewhere, an NFL owner ought to be asking the General Manager one simple question: “Why weren’t we in on this?” This is not to say Harvin is a fit for every team, or that he would be the slam dunk missing piece for any club.

Percy Harvin trade: Seahawks and other NFL players react on Twitter -
The Percy Harvin trade was a surprise to pretty much every NFL player on Twitter.

Seahawks learn what Vikings already knew: Harvin can't stretch field -
Why was Percy Harvin sent packing for the second time in his career? Because he isn't as good as the hype.

Percy Harvin and the biggest signings in Seattle sports history - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News

Percy Harvin trade means Seahawks can get back to black-and-blue identity | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
The first thing the Percy Harvin trade does, on the surface, is make this Marshawn Lynch’s offense once again. The Seahawks have adamantly insisted that they haven’t changed their philosophy as a run-first team but getting rid of Harvin ensures it.

NFL players react: Seahawks trade Percy Harvin to Jets -
Ian Rapoport reported that the Seattle Seahawks have traded wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets for a conditional mid-round draft pick. See how NFL players reacted to the shocking deal.

Winners and losers from the Percy Harvin trade -
The Percy Harvin trade had the NFL world spinning Friday afternoon, and Around The NFL tallied up the trade's winners and losers. Rex Ryan saw an upgrade, while Harvin himself lost out.

Seahawks deal WR Harvin after he likely wore out his welcome | FOX Sports
Seattle's brass surprisingly makes decision to part ways with Harvin.

Pelissero: Percy Harvin takes baggage to the Jets
Wide receiver Percy Harvin now becomes a problem for the New York Jets.

Thiel: Seahawks basically fired a star player | Sportspress Northwest
Harvin's astonishing trade another example of coaches who think, or maybe hope, they know players, yet don't. At least Seahawks were smart enough to accept a sunk cost.

Seattle Seahawks Cut Losses on Percy Harvin, Put Faith in Russell Wilson | Bleacher Report
The Seattle Seahawks are stuck in the doldrums. After a huge season-opening win, they're playing .500 football and are ranked in the middle of the pack in scoring offense (12th) and defense (14th). The wind's all but gone from their sails, and they've just suffered their first home loss of the year.

Percy Harvin became more trouble than he was worth to Seattle Seahawks - ESPN
All of Seattle is asking the same question: Why?

Seattle trades Percy Harvin to the Jets
When John Schneider sent a 1st round draft pick ((And a little more. As it turned out, the Vikings drafted Xavier Rhodes, Jerick McKinnon, and Travis Bond


Week Seven: Rams vs. Seahawks Players to Watch - Turf Show Times
The St. Louis Rams imploded under the bright lights. Will they bounce back this week against the Seahawks? Here's a few players that will be key in the Rams success.

Rams-Seahawks: Injury Report Update - Turf Show Times
Things are looking up for many of the Rams' injured players.

Dallas Cowboys re-sign DE Lavar Edwards, cut LB Korey Toomer | Dallas Morning News
Toomer never emerged on the Cowboys’ defense and was active for only three of the six games he was with the club.

Four reasons the Seattle Seahawks are ready to dominate the NFL again | Seattle Seahawks
It’s all my fault, obviously. When I wrote 5 Things for Seahawks Fans to Worry About in August, it was the best of times. Seahawks fans were coming into the preseason flying high, with both rookies and red-shirted sophomores stepping up to contribute. Super Bowl rings were just handed out, and that banner that no team can ever take away was just about ready to be hung at the Clink.

Russell Wilson readies for Seahawks tormentor Robert Quinn
Pass rusher Robert Quinn has enjoyed plenty of success against Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson the past two years, but the Rams defensive end has yet to record a single sack this season.

Twelve stats coaches need to know for Week 7 -
Each week, our team in NFL Research breaks out more than 140 pages of research notes. Week 7 includes notes to Buffalo's Mario Williams and Cleveland's Kyle Shanahan. Who else should study?

Signs point to Charlie Whitehurst starting for Titans -
Quarterback Jake Locker is questionable again for the Tennessee Titans,and it appears that Charlie Whitehurst will get another start -- this time against the Washington Redskins.

Patrick Peterson admits he must play better -
Patrick Peterson has had an atrocious start to the season. The NFL's highest paid corner knows he must turn it around if the Arizona Cardinals are to stick at the top of the NFC West.

Byron Maxwell one of six Seattle Seahawks players out Sunday - ESPN
Significant injuries are piling up for the Seattle Seahawks, with four starters and two backups out for Sunday's road game against the St. Louis Rams.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson feeling the heat - ESPN
The Seattle Seahawks passing game ranks 31st in the NFL, and one of the reasons is defensive pressure on Russell Wilson.

Friday in Hawkville: Tharold Simon will play Sunday, Cassius Marsh will not
Cornerback Tharold Simon is set to make his NFL regular-season debut in the Seahawks’ game against the Rams on Sunday, but rookie defensive end Cassius Marsh could miss six to eight weeks after breaking a foot in practice on Wednesday.

Seahawks look to rebound against Rams -
Robert Quinn still has zero sacks on the season.