Harris (neck) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, Larry Holder of The Athletic reports. Harris made a major impact in the return game before suffering the injury, gaining 54 yards on his first punt return to set up a field goal and having a would-be touchdown called back due to a penalty on his second punt return. He wasn't much of a factor on offense in the regular season but led the Saints in catches and receiving yards in the wild-card round, so Harris will be missed in multiple phases of the game if he's unable to return.
Harris caught all seven of his targets for 83 yards in the Saints' 21-9 win over the Bears on Sunday. After being activated from injured reserve Saturday, Harris wasted no time getting back into action for the Saints, as he paced the team in receptions and receiving yards while tying for team lead in targets. His regular-season highs in receptions and receiving yards came in Week 7 with a 4-46-1 performance, so this was easily his best showing of the campaign. Harris will look to keep the momentum rolling in the NFC divisional round when the Saints host the Buccaneers.
Harris (neck) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports. Harris will return to action for Sunday's wild-card matchup against the Bears. With Michael Thomas (ankle) back in action as well, Harris will battle fellow wideout Marquez Callaway for playing time behind Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders. Harris should also contribute in the return game. Through 11 outings this year, the 23-year-old has averaged 12.2 yards per punt return and 27.3 yards per kick return.
Harris (neck) was designated to return from IR and returned to practice Wednesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports. The return man has been on IR for three weeks, so he's eligible to rejoin the active roster whenever he's deemed healthy. If Harris is able to get up to speed in practice this week, he could take the field as soon as Sunday's wild-card round showdown against the Bears, though he'll need to be officially removed from IR in order to suit up.
Harris (neck) has been placed on IR by the Saints. With Michael Thomas (ankle) also placed on IR on Saturday, the Saints promoted Juwan Johnson and Tommylee Lewis from their practice squad to provide depth behind top wideouts Emmanuel Sanders and Tre'Quan Smith.
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