Time for 49ers to Jump on Revis Island

UPDATE: 49ers trade a 6th round pick for Anquan Boldin. UNBELIEVABLE STEAL

For the 49ers and their Faithful, this is the last thing they wanted to happen: Percy Harvin to the Seahawks.

While many fans debated the value of trading for Harvin, namely what the 49ers would have to give up, it is probably safe to say that no one could have envisioned Harvin going to the Seahawks.

Make no mistake, the significance of this move is massive. If this move was equivalent to a Tinder pairing, both Russell Wilson and Percy Harvin would be clicking “Yes” within a second and jumping up and down in celebration of their new match.

The Seahawks, perhaps the only team in the NFL that has the capabilities of out smash-mouthing the 49ers, just got one of the most dynamic players in the league.

Tennessee Titans v Minnesota VikingsTaking a look at Harvin’s stats for the half of the season he played in prior to season-ending injury, one is not overwhelmingly impressed by the low touchdown total. 62 Receptions for 677 and 3 touchdowns.

But then remember that:

  1. His QB was Christian Ponder
  2. The Vikings have no other receiving threat
  3. Teams focused entirely on stopping him in the passing game
  4. His QB was Christian Ponder

Harvin’s stats against the 49ers in the Vikings Week 3 victory: 9 receptions, 89 yards.

A Seahawks offense with Russel Wilson, Marshawn Lynch and Percy Harvin is perhaps more epic than an episode of Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Mad Men combined.

You think that having three dragons on your side is awesome, Khaleesi? Good luck trying to stop the Seahawks offense because that is some maximum firepower.

Enter Darrelle Revis.

Realizing that the 49ers do not make impulse decisions or panic moves, the need to acquire Revis is vital.

ImageIf the 49ers had trouble with Anquan Boldin, how are they going to be able to deal with Harvin twice a year? The need to acquire a solid cornerback like Revis is important.

Despite the fact that he is coming off a major knee injury, there is no rookie that can come in and shut down Harvin. Acquiring Revis certainly has some risk, but for the right price, would be worth the acquisition for the 49ers.

With the core that the 49ers have, the window is now. The front office would be wise to make the move to land Revis.


One Response to Time for 49ers to Jump on Revis Island

  1. Darren L. says:

    Jeez, what an exciting Monday. This offseason’s gonna be an arms race out West.

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