Chris Harris Jr. Signs With Los Angeles Chargers

Chris Harris

Nine-year NFL cornerback Chris Harris Jr. has signed a new contract with the Los Angeles Chargers. As of this posting, the exact financial value of the deal is not available to the public. Harris spent the last nine seasons with the Denver Broncos.

Chris Harris Jr. Signs With Los Angeles Chargers

Harris spent the 2019 season with the Denver Broncos as the team’s premier cornerback. Harris started all 16 games this past season, accumulating 56 tackles with one tackles for loss and six pass deflections. Additionally, Harris recorded one interception and one forced fumble.

Harris entered the league in 2011 as an undrafted free agent. Signed by the Broncos, Harris started four games during his rookie campaign. During his rookie season, Harris accounting for 61 tackles, one tackles for loss, two QB hits, and one fumble recovery. Harris also recorded six pass deflections and one interception.

In total, Harris spent nine seasons with the Broncos. During his time there, the undrafted free agent accounted for 518 combined tackles, 23 tackles for loss, and 86 pass deflections. Additionally, Harris recorded six forced fumbles, four defensive touchdowns, four fumble recoveries, and four and a half sacks.

Harris has appeared in nine playoff games, starting seven of them. In his nine career playoff game, Harris compiled 36 combined tackles, one tackle for loss, and eight pass deflections. Harris is also responsible for one sack and one quarterback hit.

Harris has made the Pro Bowl four times, and received one First-Team All-Pro nomination in 2016. He has also only missed five games throughout the course of his nine-year career.

At the conclusion of the 2018 season, only ten wide receivers had ever caught a touchdown pass against Harris. During that span, Harris had been thrown at 644 times. Easy to see why Harris has been considered one of the top defensive backs over the last few seasons.

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