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Raiders sign S Erik Harris to 2-year deal

March 8, 2019

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed safety Erik Harris to a two-year contract.

Harris was eligible to become a restricted free agent next week before agreeing to the new deal Friday that reportedly is worth up to $6.5 million with $2.5 million in guaranteed money.

Harris started his professional career in the CFL. He was mostly a special teams player in 2016 with New Orleans and 2017 in Oakland with just five defensive snaps those years.

Harris then emerged as a more regular contributor for the Raiders last season. He started four games and played 429 snaps on defense, while remaining a key special teams player. Harris had 49 tackles, two interceptions and seven passes defensed last season.


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