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March 8, 2019 04:28 PM
Raiders' Erik Harris: Signs with Oakland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris signed a two-year, $6.5 million contract with the Raiders on Friday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The team originally assigned Harris an original-round tender worth just over $2 million, but the two sidesinstead were able to agree on the two-year pact. The 28-year-old had 49 tackles (36 solo) and two interceptions in 2018 after playing minimal defensive snaps over the previous two seasons.

March 7, 2019 12:20 PM
Raiders' Erik Harris: Tendered by Oakland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Raiders assigned Harris an original-round tender Thursday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

The tender is worth just over $2 million. Since Harris went undrafted to open his career, the Raiders won't receive anything in compensation should Harris sign with another team this offseason. The fourth-year safety set career highs across the board in 2018 (49 tackles, seven PDs and two interceptions) and could draw a degree of interest in the free-agent market.

December 25, 2018 03:00 PM
Raiders' Erik Harris: Interceptions in two straight
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris finished with seven tackles and an interception Monday in the Raiders' 27-14 win over the Broncos.

Harris is now up to two interceptions for the season, both of which have come in the last two contests. Though he's third on the depth chart at safety behind starters Karl Joseph and Marcus Gilchrist, Harris is still regularly featured in nickel packages, routinely affording him elevated snap counts. The 59 defensive snaps he logged Monday were Harris' most of the season.

October 28, 2018 03:20 PM
Raiders' Erik Harris: Will start Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris will start against the Colts on Sunday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Harris slots into Oakland's starting lineup in place of Reggie Nelson (coach's decision), and will suit up as the team's top free safety. If Harris is able to show well against the Colts on Sunday, the 28-year-old could earn an extended starting role.

August 8, 2018 09:44 AM
Raiders' Erik Harris: Back on practice field
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris (finger) participated in Tuesday's practice, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Harris, who had surgery to repair a broken finger, was expected to be back at practice Monday but he took an extra day off and managed to make his timely return Tuesday. Harris is considered to be on the roster bubble, so he will need to have a healthy, productive preseason in the Raiders' secondary.

August 5, 2018 06:16 PM
Raiders' Erik Harris: Expected to return Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris, who recently underwent surgery to repair his broken index finger, is expected to return to practice as early as Monday, NBC Sports Bay Area's Scott Bair reports.

Harris' return timetable has been reduced to a matter of days after he just broke his finger in Thursday's practice, though he may don a cast for Monday's upcoming training camp session. He could struggle to make the 53-man roster, so a timely return to practice is a much-needed development for Harris.

August 4, 2018 01:08 PM
Raiders' Erik Harris: Breaks finger in practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris broke his finger in Thursday's practice and will undergo surgery Friday, Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Harris has a spiral fracture of his right index finger, but the safety isn't expected to be out for long. Harris is competing for a depth role in the Raiders secondary.

April 9, 2018 07:24 PM
Raiders' Erik Harris: Re-ups with Raiders
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris signed his exclusive-rights tender with the Raiders on Monday.

Harris was a key member of Oakland's special-teams unit this past season, playing 286 snaps in that phase while racking up five tackles in the process. He's now set to remain with the Raiders through the end of the 2018 campaign.

September 6, 2017 05:24 PM
Raiders' Erik Harris: Signs with Oakland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris signed a contract with the Raiders on Tuesday.

Harris spent the 2016 season with the Saints, but only notched one tackle in four appearances. He provides the Raiders with extra depth at safety in the wake of second-round rookie Obi Melifonwu (knee) landing on injured reserve.

September 1, 2017 10:44 PM
Erik Harris: Waived by Saints
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris was waived by the Saints on Friday, Mark Inabinett of reports.

Harris, who's bouncing back from a torn ACL, will be eligible to sign with another team if he clears waivers.

August 22, 2017 08:36 PM
Saints' Erik Harris: Returns to game action Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris (knee) played in 17 snaps during the Saints' preseason victory over the Chargers, Larry Holder of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Harris missed nearly all of last season due to a torn ACL but he's since returned. He's likely in line for a role as a depth secondary player once again in 2017.

April 20, 2017 11:24 AM
Saints' Erik Harris: Expected to participate in offseason conditioning program
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris will participate in the Saints' offseason conditioning program, reports ESPN's Mike Triplett. He is also expected to be a full-go in time for training camp after tearing his ACL this past October.

Harris, who spent the prior three years in the Canadian Football League, earned a roster spot with New Orleans last year but appeared in only four games, netting one tackle before suffering a season-ending knee injury. Even if Harris is able to return from injury at full strength, he will have to compete for a roster spot at a crowded safety position.

October 13, 2016 06:20 PM
Saints' Erik Harris: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris (knee) was placed on IR on Thursday, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.

Harris tore his ACL and meniscus on Monday and had surgery on Tuesday, making it unsurprising that he's been moved to IR. He'll be out for the remainder of the season. Brian Dixon was promoted to the active roster to replace Harris in the Saints' secondary.

October 11, 2016 10:26 PM
Saints' Erik Harris: Has surgery for torn ACL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Harris had surgery Tuesday for a torn ACL and meniscus that he suffered in Monday's practice, Ian Rapoport of reports.

Harris' injury is unfortunate, as it will likely cause him to miss the rest of the season. Harris' absence will hurt the Saints' depth in the defensive backfield as well as on special teams, where he had logged 99 snaps, the most on the team this season, prior to sustaining the injury.

Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2016New Orleans Saints411.000000.0000
2017Oakland Raiders1554.010000.0000
2018Oakland Raiders164936.013022211.02107

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