It's no secret that Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin and head coach Leslie Frazier aren't exactly best friends. Most notably, the two reportedly had a very heated exchange near the end of the regular season, which led to Harvin bailing on the team. That's one reason why, as Mike Max from CBS 4 Minnesota reported Saturday, the Vikings will attempt to trade the former first-rounder during the offseason.
The Vikings placed Harvin on injured reserve on Dec. 5. At that point, Harvin, one of the top wideouts in fantasy football, had missed the past three games due to an ankle injury. But teammates reportedly told Max that Harvin's departure following the argument with Frazier directly led to him being placed on IR.
In just nine games last season, Harvin gained 773 yards from scrimmage and scored five total touchdowns.
Frazier said last week that Harvin did show up for his end-of-season physical and was medically cleared.
Harvin has butted heads with both of his head coaches at the pro level. That plus the fact he's entering his contract year are the top reasons why Minnesota will be looking to make a deal. It will be a story worth tracking all spring and summer long. Even if Harvin remains with the Vikings and has to once again depend on Christian Ponder next season, he should be drafted as a top-10 WR.