Jets in Position to Jump-Start Percy Harvin with New Role, Emphasis on Speed

October 25, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It has been eight days since the Percy Harvin trade to New York, and the early returns—as reported by the New York media—have already been encouraging.
In a piece for the New York Post, Brian Costello wrote that Jets coaches are “giddy with the idea of what Harvin can do,” with wide receivers coach Sanjay Lal saying, "I see sky's the limit.” Of course, Harvin has yet to appear in game action for the Jets, and his tryout officially begins tomorrow, as he makes his team debut in a home matchup against the Buffalo Bills.
Rich Cimini of ESPN New York wrote that the Jets “believe they can take [Harvin] out of the slot and make him a downfield threat,” which is music to the ears of Harvin, Jets fans and fantasy football owners after the dynamic receiver was relegated to short routes and gadget plays with the Seattle Seahawks.
Given what the Jets coaching staff has said and what the New York media has reported, it seems c...

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