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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

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 6:42 p.m. ET
Here is a sampling of what Bears players are saying in advance of their Week 13 battle against the Lions.

Eagles-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
It would seem that the Bears are better equipped to defend the Eagles' passing attack than some other teams because of their cover-2 zone base and speed on defense.

Bears-Panthers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Bears' run defense will be challenged by Panthers RBs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart.

Knox shines at Bears' practice

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm spent some time at the Bears' afternoon practice Wednesday, and he shares his observations, including the continuing emergence of WR Johnny Knox.

Bears' safety situation suddenly a lot less shaky

Posted May 01, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
While team sources believe third-round rookie Major Wright won’t automatically walk into training camp as the Bears' starting free safety, word is it’s “a lock” that newly acquired Chris Harris will start the season as the new starting ...

Bears trade LB Williams to Panthers for S Harris

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
Continuing to work hard to fill their most glaring need, the Bears acquired S Chris Harris from the Panthers in exchange for LB Jamar Williams Tuesday afternoon.


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.