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David Harris: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Jets LB

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured Columnist

Nov 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; New York Jets inside linebacker David Harris (52) against the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
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Veteran linebacker David Harris has re-signed with the New York Jets on a three-year, $21.5 million deal.

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Harris Re-Signs With Jets

Friday, March 6

FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo first reported that Harris has re-signed with the Jets on a three-year, $21.5 million deal with $15 million guaranteed in first two years. The team eventually made things official.

Team Stream Now discussed Harris returning to New York:


Harris Drawing Interest Outside of New York

Saturday, Feb. 21

"Harris would project to inside linebacker in the Bears’ new base 3-4 front," wrote Pro Football Talk's Mike Wilkening. "In Atlanta, Harris could fit at middle linebacker in a 4-3 scheme."

ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini reported a few days ago that Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan was going to meet with Harris' representatives at the NFL combine in hopes of reaching a deal before March 10:

Rich Cimini @RichCimini

Jets GM Mike Maccagnan is scheduled to meet with LB David Harris' reps in Indy. He's the Jets' No. 1 free agent. #nyj #NFLCombine

"I would say that David is a player we would very much like to get back in the mix," said Maccagnan, per Dom Cosentino of NJ Advance Media.

The 31-year-old is coming off yet another strong season. He led his team in tackles (124) while also recording 5.5 sacks.

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