Harris (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. The 23-year-old was previously ruled out for Sunday's season finale against the Jets, so this is simply a procedural move to free up a roster spot for the Patriots. Harris spent the first three weeks of the season on injured reserve, but he took over the lead role in the backfield Week 4 and finished 2020 with 137 carries for 691 yards (5.0 YPC) and two touchdowns while catching five passes for 52 yards in 10 games.
Harris (ankle) won't play in Sunday's season finale against the Jets. With Harris set to miss his third straight game, Sony Michel, James White and J.J. Taylor will continue to handle the team's backfield duties. Harris finishes his second NFL season with 137 carries for 691 yards and two touchdowns to go along with five catches for 52 yards in 10 games. While Harris' limited involved in the Patriots' pass game limited his fantasy upside, his 5.0 yards-per-carry average illustrated his effectiveness as a runner. Looking ahead to the 2021 campaign, Harris will likely be in line to head New England's backfield once again.
Harris (ankle) wasn't spotted on the field during the media-access portion of Friday's practice, Zack Cox of NESN.com reports. The 23-year-old was a limited participant at practice Wednesday, but his potential absence at Friday's session after missing the past two games is an ominous sign for his availability this weekend against the Jets. Sony Michel, James White and J.J. Taylor will again handle backfield duties if Harris is ruled out ahead of Sunday.
Harris (ankle) was a limited participant at practice Wednesday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Seven New England players missed practice Wednesday, while Harris was among the 13 players listed as limited. Given that he's sat out two straight games, however, Harris is no lock to return to action for Sunday's season finale against the Jets. If Harris remains sidelined this weekend, Sony Michel, James White and J.J. Taylor would continue to handle the team's backfield duties.
Harris (ankle) is inactive for Monday night's game against the Bills. With Harris -- who also was inactive Week 15 -- still sidelined, Sony Michel will continue to head the Patriots' Week 16 backfield, with James White set to handle pass-catching/change-of-pace work and J.J. Taylor on hand in reserve.
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