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Report: Percy Harvin will retire, ‘done playing’

Percy Harvin
Rachel Wold
Written by Rachel Wold

At the mere age of 28 years old, wide receiver Percy Harvin has decided to call it quits (for good this time), according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

Harvin has had quite the colorful career in the NFL, having played for four teams over the past eight years.

His best years came during his first four seasons as a member of the Minnesota Vikings, the team that chose him 22nd overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. During that stretch Harvin recorded 280 receptions for 3,302 yards and 20 touchdowns. Where Harvin really shined was on special teams when he tallied a tremendous 3,183 yards and five touchdowns on kick returns.

After that, Harvin spent a tumultuous stint with the Seattle Seahawks before getting traded to the New York Jets in 2014.

His last stop was the Buffalo Bills when he played in a total of only seven games from 2015-2016.

Injuries weren’t kind to Harvin along the course of his entire career, as he played in all 16 games only once.

From the tone of the report by Fowler, it would appear that Harvin is 100-percent done with the NFL, this time for good.

We wish him luck in whatever his future endeavors may be.

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Rachel Wold

Rachel Wold

Rachel is a football lover of both the NFL and Fantasy and creator of Fantasyfootballchick.com. When she is not vacationing in Miami or Vegas, she is an NFL writer at Sportsnaut and a fantasy contributor at eDraft.com. Rachel's articles are also featured on Yardbarker, MSN and Fox Sports.

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