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Bills place Percy Harvin on IR; activate Leodis McKelvin

The Buffalo Bills have placed wide receiver Percy Harvin on injured reserve Saturday, activating cornerback Leodis McKelvin.

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The Buffalo Bills ended the season of veteran wide receiver Percy Harvin on Saturday, placing the oft-injured receiver on Injured Reserve. Harvin has missed the last two game for Buffalo with a hip injury, that this week became a knee injury. Harvin did not travel to London with the team in Week 7, with rumors circulating that the former first round draft pick out of the University of Florida was contemplating retirement due to his inability to stay healthy.

Harvin was selected in the 2009 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings, playing four years with the club. He then spent two years with the Seattle Seahawks, including their Super Bowl XLVIII championship season, before a year with the New York Jets in 2014. He followed head coach Rex Ryan from New York to the Bills this year.

Harvin has battled injuries throughout his career, including migraine headaches, shoulder, rib, ankle, and hip issues.

Replacing Harvin on the Bills' 53-man roster is cornerback Leodis McKelvin, who the team activated off the Non-Football Injury list. McKelvin injured his ankle at the end of the 2014 season, then suffered a setback in his recovery. He returned to practice with the team two weeks ago. Speculation has the Bills moving the cornerback to safety as he returns.