Harris was a key depth player for the Vikings in 2017, drawing three starts in place of injured and later suspended Andrew Sendejo. The fourth-year safety also played 57-of-133 defensive snaps in Minnesota's two playoff games last season. He will likely fill a similar role in 2018.
Harris had seven total tackles, forced and recovered a fumble and had a pass defensed in Sunday's win over the Rams.
Harris started at strong safety in place of the injured Andrew Sendejo and made a significant impact. He stripped the ball away from Cooper Kupp as he was about to score a touchdown in a play that likely changed the game. He may return to a more limited role this week if Sendejo can return from groin/hamstring ailments.
Harris (hamstring) will start at strong safety in place of Andrew Sendejo (groin/hamstring), Andrew Krammer reports.
With Andrew Sendejo (groin/hamstring) sidelined for the third time in five games, Harris will get another start. Harris saw significant snaps Week 6 against the Packers and Week 8 against the Browns, but totaled a combined five tackles in the contests. He may not make a great fill-in IDP option as a result.
Harris (hamstring) was a full participant in Friday's practice and isn't listed on the Vikings' injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Rams, Chris Corso of the Vikings' official site reports.
With Harris in the clear for the Week 11 matchup, it's expected that he'll step into a starting role at safety with Andrew Sendejo (groin/hamstring) sidelined for the third time in five games, according to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Harris saw significant snaps Week 6 against the Packers and Week 8 against the Browns, put totaled a combined five tackles in the contests. He won't make for a strong speculative IDP play this week.
Harris (hamstring) is active for Sunday's contest against the Redskins.
Harris was limited in practice on Wednesday and Thursday but was able to participate in full on Friday. He's expected to see his typical role as a backup secondary player in Minnesota.
|4||9/27/18||@ LAR||8:20 pm|
|5||10/7/18||@ PHI||4:25 pm|
|7||10/21/18||@ NYJ||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 10|
|11||11/18/18||@ CHI||1:00 pm|
|13||12/2/18||@ NE||4:25 pm|
|14||12/10/18||@ SEA||8:15 pm|
|16||12/23/18||@ DET||1:00 pm|
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