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.
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.
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.
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.
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.