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Derrick Harvey

Derrick Harvey - #95 - DE

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 265 lbs.
Birthday 11/09/1986
Birthplace Greenbelt, MD
College Florida
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 8th pick by Jaguars

Bengals cut DE Harvey

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Sunday that they have terminated the contract of DE Derrick Harvey.

Bengals collecting No. 1 picks

Posted April 01, 2012 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals currently have 12 first-round picks on their roster, and that number is likely to grow.

Once again, Bengals fairly active in free agency

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
As they did last offseason, the Bengals have been able to address multiple needs after the opening of the free-agent market.

Bengals add depth with four signings

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Bengals have brought back CB Adam Jones and OT Anthony Collins, while also signing free-agent DEs Derrick Harvey and Jamaal Anderson.

Jaguars cut DE Harvey

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have parted ways with DE Derrick Harvey, a former top-10 pick of the club.

Draft Dose: Workout warriors

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 9:30 a.m. ET
Every year, someone at the NFL Scouting Combine makes a name for himself based on the numbers that he put up. We investigate the NFL success of some recent workout warriors.

Kampman injury a devastating blow to Jaguars

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The loss of former Pro Bowl DE Aaron Kampman is a devastating blow to the Jaguars' playoff hopes.

Jags DE Mincey breaks hand after being named starter

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Jaguars DE Jeremy Mincey broke his right hand on the same day it was announced he would take Derrick Harvey's starting spot on the defensive line, according to the Florida Times-Union.

Jags bench Harvey, close book on 2008 draft class

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Derrick Harvey experiment is over in Jacksonville. The Jaguars benched the only remaining member of the 2008 draft class last week and promoted a lesser-known former Florida Gator — DE Jeremy Mincey.

Jaguars bench DE Harvey

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Jaguars DE Derrick Harvey could go down as an NFL bust after being benched this week by head coach Jack Del Rio.

Leaner Harvey impresses during OTAs

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Former first-rounder DE Derrick Harvey knows this is a make-or-break season. Harvey, whom the Jaguars drafted eighth overall in 2008 in the belief he would become a menacing pass rusher, has mustered only 5½ sacks in two seasons.

Orakpo likely to increase sack total

Posted May 16, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
According to "Whispers," OLB Brian Orakpo's role in Redskins coordinator Jim Haslett's new defense could enable him to significantly improve on his 11-sack rookie season.


Posted March 23, 2012
Cincinnati signed Harvey, a free agent who played for the Broncos last season.||||||| Harvey played three seasons in Jacksonville before signing with Denver.
Posted Aug. 01, 2011
The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms on a deal with Harvey, a former first-round draft pick cut by the Jaguars last week.||||||| The former Florida star's production never matched his potential in Jacksonville, which selected the defensive MVP of the 2006 Bowl Championship Series title game with the eighth overall pick in the 2009 draft. Harvey tallied a meager eight sacks in three seasons with the Jaguars. He'll be looking to jump-start his career as a backup in Denver, where the Broncos are returning to the 4-3 scheme with Elvis Dumervil and Robert Ayers as the starters.
Posted July 29, 2011
The Jacksonville Jaguars have given up on Harvey, releasing the defensive end after three disappointing seasons.||||||| Harvey had just eight sacks in 47 career games, including 32 starts. The Jaguars traded up to select Harvey with the eighth overall pick in 2008 and gave him a five-year, $33.4 million contract that included $17.4 million guaranteed. But his production never matched his potential. He was benched last season.
Posted Oct. 27, 2010
The Jacksonville Jaguars have benched Harvey, sending a strong message to the three-year starter while promoting Jeremy Mincey.||||||| Harvey, the eighth overall pick from Florida in 2008, has started 39 games, including 24 in a row. But his production never matched his potential. Harvey, the defensive MVP of the 2006 Bowl Championship Series title game, has 126 tackles and just six sacks despite playing every game in his three seasons.
Posted Oct. 04, 2010
Coach Jack Del Rio indicated Monday that Harvey will see less playing time, a move predicated on Harvey's lack of production this season.||||||| Harvey could be on the way out of Jacksonville. His snaps have dropped steadily this season, going from 49 in the opener to 28 against the Colts. He could have even fewer against the Bills.