Inside The Bills

Rex gets sense Harvin wants to play in 2016

Posted by Chris Brown on December 28, 2015 – 2:54 pm

There were a myriad of reports just before midseason that Percy Harvin, who was ultimately placed on injured reserve by the Bills, that the 27-year old receiver was considering retirement. Bills head coach Rex Ryan has maintained contact with Harvin and said Monday he gets the sense that Harvin intends to continue his playing career.

“I’ve talked to him a couple of times, but just texts back and forth,” said Ryan. “I think I’ve talked to him once and I’ve texted him a few times. More about a personal variety than about where he is on the injury front. I get the sense he wants to play. He had the surgery because he wants to play.”

Ryan did disclose the nature of Harvin’s surgery, but he had been dealing with a persistent hip injury. Harvin tried everything from platelet rich plasma injections to sitting out every Wednesday practice. He appeared in five games this season.

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