Poll: Who Got The Better End Of The Percy Harvin Trade?

The Jets and Seahawks have both announced that the Percy Harvin after he passed a physical on Saturday.

  • According to Ian Rapoport, the Jets traded a conditional sixth-round pick that can become a fourth-round selection to the Seahawks in return for Harvin.
  • Rich Cimini reported that the Jets will assume Harvin’s existing contract without any renegotiation.

Harvin will make a total of $41.5 million over the next four years, but there is no guaranteed money remaining in this contract, so the Jets could always move on after the year if Harvin doesn’t perform well over the remainder of the season.

  • Harvin’s cap figure drops from $13.4 million to $6,929,412 this year. (Joel Corry)
  • Meanwhile, Harvin will count $7.1 million against the Jets’ salary cap this year. (Andrew Brandt)
  • The Seahawks will have a $7.2 million cap charge (or dead money) next year. (Joel Corry)
  • The Jets will pay Harvin $6,470,588 in salary over the remainder of this contract. (Joel Corry)
  • Seattle could have as much as $40 million in cap space next year, which will help them lock up QB Russell Wilson. (Joel Corry)
  • New York should still have over $50 million in cap room to work with in 2015. (Joel Corry)

With all things considered, who do you believe got the better end of this trade?


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