Damon Harrison
Damon Harrison
30-Year-Old Defensive TackleDT
Detroit Lions
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Harrison is just a beast. He posts absurdly high tackle totals despite playing limited snaps and dealing with double teams constantly, and he's been remarkably consistent the last three years. Despite playing an average of just 629 snaps per season, Harrison managed to average 78 tackles per year in that stretch. He's unlikely to chip in more than a sack or two, and the strain of dealing with so many double-teams means his play count is unlikely to rise, but Harrison has already made it clear that he doesn't need many snaps to surpass 70 tackles. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a five-year, $46.25 million contract with the Giants in March of 2016. Traded to the Lions in October of 2018.
Skipping voluntary workouts
DTDetroit Lions
April 16, 2019
Harrison isn't present for the start of the Lions' voluntary workout program, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.
Harrison outplayed his five-year, $46.2 million contract with the Giants and continued to do so after he was traded to Detroit in October. He's now hoping for a new deal to replace the final two seasons of the aforementioned contract, as he doesn't have any guaranteed money remaining and is scheduled for base salaries of $6.75 million (2019) and $9 million (2020), per overthecap.com. A report in late March suggested the Lions have been receptive to negotiations with the 30-year-old defensive tackle.
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Measurables Review
How do Damon Harrison's measurables compare to other defensive tackles?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 3"
353 lbs
40-Yard Dash
5.19 sec
Shuttle Time
4.62 sec
Cone Drill
7.51 sec
Vertical Jump
29.5 in
Broad Jump
102 in
Bench Press
26 reps
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Harrison is a novel player because he's a huge nose tackle at 6-4, 350, yet he has an uncanny ability to pile up tackles. Double teams evidently don't slow him, as he preceded last year's 86-tackle debut with the Giants with a 72-tackle showing for the Jets the year before. What's especially remarkable is that Harrison posted those 158 tackles while playing just 1,242 snaps -- that rate of production projects to about 95 tackles on 750 snaps. Given that he nearly hit 90 tackles on just 674 snaps last year, Harrison has a high floor despite his minimal pass-rushing production.
Run clogging interior lineman, part of a formidable front with Johnathan Hankins, Jason Pierre-Paul and Oliver Vernon.
The 26-year-old is expected to start at nose tackle for the Jets in 2015. He finished the 2014 season with 55 tackles in 16 games.
Harrison will likely serve as the backup nose tackle.
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Seeking new contract
DTDetroit Lions
March 25, 2019
Harrison is negotiating with the Lions on a new contract, Kyle Meinke of mlive.com reports.
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Quiet ending to prolific season
DTDetroit Lions
December 31, 2018
Harrison recorded two tackles during Sunday's season finale in Green Bay.
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Will play Sunday
DTDetroit Lions
December 30, 2018
Harrison (ankle) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Packers.
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Shakes off injury
DTDetroit Lions
December 23, 2018
Harrison (ankle) is active for Sunday's game versus the Vikings, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.
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Receives questionable tag
DTDetroit Lions
December 21, 2018
Harrison (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Vikings.
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