Harmon had two tackles (one solo) and an interception in Thursday's win over the Giants.
The 28-year-old picked off rookie QB Daniel Jones during the second quarter and had a 27-yard return to set up the offense. Harmon played all but five defensive snaps as starting safety Patrick Chung was lifted during the first half with a chest injury.
Harmon recorded eight tackles (seven solo) in Sunday's loss to Detroit.
Harmon's eight tackles were more than his total from the first two weeks combined. He saw an uptick in snaps with Patrick Chung (concussion) held out, and he'll fill a similar role in Week 4 if Chung's absence extends another week.
Harmon recently was denied entry into Costa Rica for trying to bring marijuana into the country, ESPN.com reports.
Harmon was detained by Costa Rican authorities and then sent back to the United States. The Patriots have acknowledged they're aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering more information. The 27-year-old safety only has 15 starts and 115 tackles in 79 career regular-season games, but he's shown a nose for the ball by picking off 11 passes, including a career-high four last season. It won't come as any surprise if this incident leads to a suspension.
Harmon had one solo tackle, one pass breakup and one interception against the Dolphins on Sunday.
Even as a backup free safety, Harmon has posted an interception in back-to-back games. He has just 19 tackles (13 solo) on the season, though, leaving him as a low-level IDP threat.
Harmon hauled in his second interception of the season during the Patriots' victory over the Raiders.
Harmon logged just one solo tackle on the day, but he made the most of his 36 defensive snaps (49.0 percent) by intercepting opposing quarterback Derrick Carr late in the first quarter.
Harmon (knee) played 20 defensive snaps in Saturday's preseason game against the Texans.
It looks as though Harmon has fully recovered from the knee injury that been plaguing him for quite some time. Harmon projects to serve as a backup safety for New England this season after accruing 29 stops and an interception in 16 appearances in 2016.
Harmon was unable to finish practice Saturday due to a knee injury, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports.
Harmon underwent ankle surgery during the offseason, which led to questions about his availability for the beginning of training camp. However, he now appears to be slowed down by a different issue. The severity of his knee problem is unknown at this time, and he should be considered day-to-day.
Harmon underwent offseason ankle surgery and is nearing a return to the field, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.
While the surgery prevented Harmon from taking part in the Patriots' offseason program, it isn't clear if he'll miss any time during training camp, which opens Wednesday.
Harmon signed a four-year, $20 million contract with the Patriots on Thursday, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports.
Harmon was the Patriots' top reserve safety behind Devin McCourty and Patrick Chung in 2016, finishing the season with 29 tackles and two passes defensed, including an interception, while playing in all 16 regular season games. At one point viewed as a major reach when the Patriots tabbed him 91st overall in the 2013 NFL draft, Harmon has solidified his standing in the team's secondary and figures to continue to see his share of snaps in the Patriots' sub defense packages in 2017.
Patriots rookie safety Duron Harmon made an interception for the second straight game, returning it 42 yards in the Week 9 win over the Steelers. He added four tackles, giving him eight tackles and three passes defended this season.
The Patriots entered Week 2 against the Jets with a lengthy injury report, however most of the players listed were able to play through their injuries. Those playing through listed injuries are: wide receivers Aaron Dobson (hamstring) and Matthew Slater (hamstring); defensive backs Nate Ebner (ankle), Duron Harmon (hamstring), Marquice Cole (hamstring) and Alfonzo Dennard (ankle); and running backs Stevan Ridley (shoulder) and Leon Washington (thigh).
The Patriots enter Week 2 against the Jets with 13 players listed on the injury report. Eight of those players are listed as questionable for Thursday's game, after being largely limited throughout the week in practice.
The eight players listed as questionable are: running backs Brandon Bolden (knee) and Leon Washington (thigh); wide receivers Aaron Dobson (hamstring) and Matthew Slater (knee); tight end Zach Sudfeld (hamstring); defensive backs Nate Ebner (ankle) and Duron Harmon (hamstring); and tackle Will Svitek (knee).
Among Patriots players inactive Week 1 at Buffalo are tackle Will Svitek (knee), running back Brandon Bolden (knee), wide receiver Aaron Dobson (hamstring), safety Nate Ebner (ankle), safety Duron Harmon (hamstring) and running back Leon Washington.
The Patriots downgraded four players to out for Sunday's game against the Bills in Week 1: wide receiver Aaron Dobson (hamstring); running back Brandon Bolden (knee); defensive backs Nate Ebner (ankle) and Duron Harmon (hamstring); and tight end Rob Gronkowski (back, forearm).
The Patriots listed four players as questionable for Week 1 against the Bills on their official injury report Friday, with two coming on each side of the ball. Wide receivers Brandon Bolden (knee) and Aaron Dobson (hamstring) represent the offensive injuries, while defensive backs Nate Ebner (ankle) and Duron Harmon (hamstring) represent the wounded on defense.
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