Bills 'still not sure what's going on' with Percy Harvin

Like the Seattle Seahawks and New York Jets before them, the Bills had high hopes for Percy Harvin.

Expecting the wideout to open up their air game and add sizzle to special teams, Harvin instead spent the final 11 games on injured reserve while contemplating retirement. Battling hip and knee injuries, his playing future is a mystery -- especially for the Bills.

"Percy Harvin was supposed to be a big help for us and we're still not sure what's going on," Jim Monos, the team's director of player personnel, told WGR-AM on Tuesday, per's Mike Rodak. "He's got to make some decisions here coming up. We need to get somebody opposite of (wideout) Sammy (Watkins) to be a real threat to that defense. I think that's a big key for our offense, to take one more step."

Buffalo won't have much trouble parting ways with Harvin, as the final two years of his contract void on Feb. 12. Ditching him would cost the team $1 million in dead money both in 2016 and 2017, but there's no reason to think he'll be re-signed unless Harvin is willing to take a hyper-team-friendly deal.

Starting just 28 games since 2012, Harvin has served as fool's gold for one team after the next. He's incredibly talented, but teams -- especially the Seahawks -- struggled to mesh him into their scheme.

Seattle ultimately traded him and found his replacement through the draft in the tantalizing Tyler Lockett. The Bills would be wise to follow suit.

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