Percy Harvin ends retirement, returns to Bills

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Percy Harvin is back.

Harvin, the always unpredictable on-again, off-again receiver/running back/return man is back on the Bills again. Harvin’s agent announced that he has decided to end his retirement and play for the Bills for the rest of the season.

The news may seem like a surprise, but it probably shouldn’t. PFT noted in April, when talk first surfaced that Harvin was planning to walk away, that he has a penchant for changing his mind. His un-retirement is just the latest example of that.

It remains to be seen what kind of shape the 28-year-old Harvin is in, but when he’s healthy and motivated, he’s a big-time playmaker with the ball in his hands. The Bills could use that.

Last year Harvin started five games for the Bills, catching 19 passes for 218 yards, running five times for 31 yards and returning five kickoffs for 108 yards. He has previously played for the Jets, Seahawks and Vikings.

73 responses to “Percy Harvin ends retirement, returns to Bills

  1. Any second now, we will see all of the Bills fans (who mysteriously disappeared after the beatdown the Pats unleashed) will come tell us that if they had Percy on Sun they would have won, blah blah blah…

  2. This could be something, or nothing. Tyrod and Percy had some great chemistry early, hopefully it’s still there. It would give a legitimate threat to pair with Woods and Hunter(who has been playing really well, he just needs someone to get him the ball!)

  3. The Bills only lost Sunday because so many players were injured. That is the ONLY reason. I’m shocked Tom didn’t like his early Christmas gift, maybe Giselle would have dumped him for it?

  4. He just wants the paycheck. He will show up out of playing shape and pull a hamstring the first week and make millions on the trainers table.

    Bills should cut him if they can save money.

  5. Why take him back?

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    The Bills have literally 1 healthy WR on the roster right now. They should be signing anyone and everyone who will answer the phone.

    Sammy Watkins (IR), Greg Salas (IR), Kolby Listenbee (R, PUP), Marcus Easley (PUP), Robert Woods (Foot, playing at 50%), Marqueise Goodwin (Concussion), Brandon Tate (Concussion), Walter Powell (injured in last weeks game)

    Until this signing, the Bills had 3 WRs capable of playing football and only Justin Hunter is 100%

  6. rabidbillsfan says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:13 AM
    The Bills only lost Sunday because so many players were injured. That is the ONLY reason. I’m shocked Tom didn’t like his early Christmas gift, maybe Giselle would have dumped him for it?

    No guy, they lost because Brady OWNS them!

    Get over it, your season is all but over!

    #nobodycelebratesSeptemberliketheBuffaloBills
    #billsmafiaislame

  7. Just like every Pats fan saying that they didn’t even need a Quarterback to hang 40 on us then after the shutout claimed you only lost because you didn’t have Brady.

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    Dont Vontaze Me Bro!! says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:08 AM
    Any second now, we will see all of the Bills fans (who mysteriously disappeared after the beatdown the Pats unleashed) will come tell us that if they had Percy on Sun they would have won, blah blah blah…

  8. He would’ve exploded against Malcolm Butler this past Sunday if he played. Too bad he is a head case going all the way back to his University of Florida days.

  9. ……that $275.00 check after taxes from working at McDees ain’t cutting it?…………but really, I should’nt make fun of Percy…it’s Rex & the Bills front office who are the morons…….

  10. Remember Bills fans….when he sat down for an interview saying it wasn’t him, it was the Seahawks bad locker room and that he felt almost bullied in Seattle. This guy came back for monetary reasons. That’s it. He’ll be dinged up by the 2nd quarter in his first game played and be questionable from there on out.

  11. He will last a quarter. Collect more injury benefit and retire again. Glad to have you in Buffalo. Haha, what a world.

  12. The receivers they had out there last weekend were collectively terrible and had something like 6 drops.

    Harvin can’t be any worse than that and the Bills offense definitely needs some reinforcements.

  13. rabidbillsfan says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:13 AM
    The Bills only lost Sunday because so many players were injured. That is the ONLY reason. I’m shocked Tom didn’t like his early Christmas gift, maybe Giselle would have dumped him for it?
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    26-3
    What happened the other 25 times?

    Harvin will be hurt the first time he runs the only route he can, a go rout. In practice. LOL

  14. joetoronto says:

    Desperation in the toilet.

    Just flush baby.
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    For once Joe there is some truth to the desperation part.

  15. Still laugh thinking about a local tv station talking to him at Seattles training facility about that weeks upcoming game. Percy was bragging that the coaches just wanted him to practice every other day but that he felt so good…he could practice every day that week. He was just beaming ear to ear full of pride during the 6 question interview.

  16. godkingskovald says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:19 AM
    Just like every Pats fan saying that they didn’t even need a Quarterback to hang 40 on us then after the shutout claimed you only lost because you didn’t have Brady.

    I doubt any Pats fan posted on this site that the Pats didn’t need a QB to hang 40 on the Bills, and I know that it was not posted by “every Pats fan.”

    And, FWIW, the Patriots record against the Bills when Tom Brady starts is 26-3. No one knows for certain that the Pats would have defeated the Bills if Brady had started the game in Foxborough, but everyone knows that when Tom Brady is the starting QB for the Pats against the Bills, that is the safest bet of the week.

  17. For those accusing him of being broke or whatever, perhaps you’re correct, but more likely is that the Bills were begging him to come back simply because they are decimated at receiver. Depending how a few guys do with injuries this week they might not even have 3 active receivers next week…

  18. Any second now, we will see all of the Bills fans (who mysteriously disappeared after the beatdown the Pats unleashed) will come tell us that if they had Percy on Sun they would have won, blah blah blah…

    33 53

    Are u a bengals fan? There’s enough to worry about there. And nobody really thinks we would have won if Harvin played. Nice try dissing Bills fans though

  19. I wish him the best.

    Not sure why people are so negative towards these players with injury problems. It’s not like they don’t want to play a sport they love. Easier to be armchair athletes I guess.

  20. harrisonhits2 says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:31 AM
    The receivers they had out there last weekend were collectively terrible and had something like 6 drops.

    Harvin can’t be any worse than that and the Bills offense definitely needs some reinforcements.

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    I was thinking the same thing.

    They might as well give him another shot.

  21. Bills had to know Watkins was injured. How do they let Hogan leave? How do they not sign a free agent or draft a WR? The bills brought this on themselves.

  22. It’s ok to say you started a 3rd string qb if you are new england. But the fact the bills are playing their 5th, 6th and 7th wide receivers, missing Aaron Williams, one of the best backs in the NFL, Lesean Mccoy. Of course that doesn’t matter.

  23. Flash1287 says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:18 AM
    rabidbillsfan says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:13 AM
    The Bills only lost Sunday because so many players were injured. That is the ONLY reason. I’m shocked Tom didn’t like his early Christmas gift, maybe Giselle would have dumped him for it?

    No guy, they lost because Brady OWNS them!

    Get over it, your season is all but over!

    #nobodycelebratesSeptemberliketheBuffaloBills
    #billsmafiaislame
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    It took the Bills to show the league…the NE Astericks are simply average without Brady- he is 39 years old…if you think he is going to play another 5 seasons, you are nuts.
    It is concerning when your entire organization’s success is dependent on one guy.
    It will be interesting to see in the very near future – how many season tickets are sold after a few 8-8 seasons.
    # spoiled asterick fans !!

  24. 4inarow says:
    Nov 1, 2016 12:35 PM
    Flash1287 says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:18 AM
    rabidbillsfan says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:13 AM
    The Bills only lost Sunday because so many players were injured. That is the ONLY reason. I’m shocked Tom didn’t like his early Christmas gift, maybe Giselle would have dumped him for it?

    No guy, they lost because Brady OWNS them!

    Get over it, your season is all but over!

    #nobodycelebratesSeptemberliketheBuffaloBills
    #billsmafiaislame
    ———————————————————
    It took the Bills to show the league…the NE Astericks are simply average without Brady- he is 39 years old…if you think he is going to play another 5 seasons, you are nuts.
    It is concerning when your entire organization’s success is dependent on one guy.
    It will be interesting to see in the very near future – how many season tickets are sold after a few 8-8 seasons.
    # spoiled asterick fans !!

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    You guys really need to get your stories straight. First you say “Brady is just a system QB and anyone could win with the Patriots”…..now you say “Brady is the only reasons the Patriots are above average”…..

    Which is it?

  25. It’s so easy to pick on the Bills. Just imagine where your teams would be having to play Brady twice a year for the last 16 seasons.

    Praying for a wildcard birth, just like the Bills. It’s not fun going into every season knowing the best you can do is a 10-6 wildcard with 2 automatic losses.

    Tom Brady has more wins in Buffalo than any Bills QB since Bledsoe. It hurts being a fan of this franchise but it will be great someday (I hope).

  26. Many are overlooking the obvious.. the bills literally need warm bodies at WR.. and he is a warm body who knows the team and had chemistry with the QB. If they end up playing him over the next two weeks, it will only be because he’s the easiest to bring up to speed.

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