Harvin, who was placed on injured reserve by the Bills on Saturday, is slated to undergo knee surgery in the coming days, ESPN.com reports. While the specific nature of his knee procedure has not been outlined -- per the report, Harvin plans to resume NFL career next season. Whether that might be with the Bills, or another team, remains to be seen, however, given the terms of his current deal with Buffalo.
The Bills placed Harvin (knee) on injured reserve Saturday, Sal Capaccio of WGR 550 Buffalo reports. Harvin has battled knee and hip injuries for several weeks and has not shown any marked improvement, so the Bills decided to place him on injured reserve to open up a roster spot for Leodis McKelvin. With Harvin sidelined, Robert Woods officially becomes the No. 2 receiver opposite Sammy Watkins (ankle) the rest of the way.
Harvin (knee, hip) is now officially out for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. There was almost no chance Harvin was going to play in this one, while GM Doug Waley told Bills beat writer Vic Carucci that Harvin could end up getting placed on injured reserve.
Coach Rex Ryan acknowledged Thursday that Harvin (knee/hip) is unlikely to play Sunday against the Dolphins, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports. Harvin is all but ruled out for Sunday's game, an expected outcome that should be confirmed upon the release of the Bills' final Week 9 injury report.
Harvin (knee/hip) is not practicing for the second straight day Thursday. Harvin hasn't played since Week 5 and we'd be shocked if he suited up this week against the Dolphins. There's been some talk that all the nagging injuries are weighing on him and he's contemplating the continuance of his career, but coach Rex Ryan says Harvin is fully on board with the team and is focused on getting back in game shape as quickly as possible.
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