Jay Glazer sent the tweet heard ’round the NFL world this afternoon that the Seattle Seahawks had traded electrifying wide receiver Percy Harvin to the very non-title contending New York Jets.
BREAKING: The JETS have just agreed with Seattle to a trade sending WR Percy Harvin to NY for conditional pick. FOX SPORTS has learned.
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 17, 2014
Adam Schefter then provided a brief explanation of why the reigning Super Bowl champs traded away a game-changing player for a conditional draft pick:
Seahawks traded WR Percy Harvin to Jets, as @JayGlazer reported. Seattle felt Harvin was not a fit there.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 17, 2014
While this makes sense, as general manager John Schneider is considered among the best in the business and has no time for guys that he doesn’t believe fit in their long-term plans. Harvin is (was) signed through 2018 with Seattle. However, we’re not buying it and have uncovered the more logical explanations for the shocking trade.
Scroll through to see the ten real reasons for the deal.
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