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Chris Harris

Chris Harris - #43 - S

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 211 lbs.
Birthday 08/06/1982
Birthplace Little Rock, AR
College Louisiana-Monroe
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 6th round, 7th pick by Bears

Ex-Bears S Harris claimed by Lions

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Lions have signed SS Chris Harris off waivers, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The veteran defensive back was released by the Bears on Thursday.

Bears release veteran S Harris

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
The Bears have released SS Chris Harris, the latest in a series of shakeups to their defensive backfield over the past few weeks.

More wrong than Wright for Bears at safety

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Chris Harris' hamstring is a concern, but the bigger issue is that there are no clear long-term solutions at safety for the Bears.

No serious competition for Cardinals' Porter

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
The Cardinals were hoping that one of their young players would challenge Joey Porter for the starting ROLB job, but it didn't happen, according to our NFC Whispers.

Bears SS Harris wants to skip HOF game if camp time is missed

Posted July 06, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Citing a lack of preparation, Bears SS Chris Harris said that he thinks the team shouldn't play in the Hall of Fame game if training camp doesn't start on time.

Bears positional analysis: Defensive backs

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
This is the eighth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's DB situation.

Bears S Harris expected to start

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Bears S Chris Harris (hip) was listed as questionable on the injury report heading into Sunday, but he is active for the NFC championship game and is expected to start.

Bears S Harris sits out practice again

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears S Chris Harris missed a second consecutive practice on Thursday as he continues recovering from a left hip injury.

Bears S Harris misses practice

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
S Chris Harris was the only Bear not participating in practice Wednesday, according to reports.

Bears-Packers buzz will be loud

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The hype around this rivalry is set to hit a new high.  

Week 16 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Bears S Chris Harris and Redskins FB Darrel Young as its Players of the Week.

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 2:01 a.m. ET
There were a few players worth considering on a day when the Bears scored more than 30 points for the third time this season, but Jay Cutler gets the nod as the team's offensive player of the week.

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
Jay Cutler's three touchdowns and Devin Hester's punt return for a TD helped the Bears clinch the NFC North with a win over the Vikings.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of what Bears players are saying in advance of their Monday-night game against the Vikings.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
With Matthew Stafford (shoulder) and Shaun Hill (finger) out nursing injuries, the Lions will be starting third-stringer Drew Stanton against the Bears' opportunistic defense.


Posted Oct. 15, 2012
According to the Chicago Tribune, Harris signed Monday with the Jacksonville Jaguars, who released cornerback Kevin Rutland.||||||| Injuries have thinned Jacksonville's veteran secondary and Dwight Lowery is projected to miss another 2-3 weeks with an ankle injury.
Posted Jan. 07, 2012
The Detroit Lions have scratched safety Chris Harris for Saturday night's playoff game against New Orleans.||||||| Harris had been listed as doubtful on the final injury report because of a back injury.
Posted Oct. 30, 2011
The Detroit Lions have officially claimed Harris off waivers. The team confirmed the move Saturday night, a day after Harris' agent announced on Twitter that his client was headed to Detroit.||||||| Harris was released by Chicago on Thursday after asking for a trade. He made a career-high five interceptions last season for the Bears, but fell out of favor and was slowed by a pulled hamstring. The 29-year-old Harris has started 83 games in his career with Chicago and Carolina, has made 15 interceptions and is in the last year of his contract.
Posted Oct. 18, 2011
Harris is remaining with the Chicago Bears for now. Agent Albert Elias says he spoke to several teams but was unable to work out a trade before Tuesday's deadline.||||||| Harris requested to be dealt after being benched for Sunday's win over Minnesota. He missed three games with a hamstring injury before struggling in a Monday night loss at Detroit, and while coach Lovie Smith acknowledged the strong safety probably wasn't completely healed, he still juggled the lineup.
Posted Oct. 17, 2011
Harris is requesting a trade after being benched for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Harris' agent, Albert Elias, said the Bears have granted him permission to seek a deal, adding that Harris "wanted to help somebody win." He didn't have any concrete offers by midday Monday because he had just received the OK from Chicago.||||||| Harris, in his second stint with the Bears, was inactive for Chicago's 39-10 victory over the Vikings after struggling in a loss at Detroit last week. Before that, he missed three games with a hamstring injury. "Does that mean we're going to get somewhere? No," Elias said.