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Jets give David Harris new 4-year deal

Posted on: August 2, 2011 7:50 pm
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Posted by Ryan Wilson

Darrelle Revis is one of the biggest name's from the 2007 draft class, but the player the Jets selected in the second round, linebacker David Harris, has been just as important to New York's defense the last four seasons.

Which is why the team franchised him prior to the lockout. It also explains why the Jets signed him to a shiny new deal Tuesday. Sources tell the New York Daily News's Manish Mehta that it's a four-year, $36 million contract with $29.5 million guaranteed.

According to the Associated Press, Harris said earlier Tuesday that he expected a contract extension to be signed soon; instead he got a new deal altogether. His agent Brian Mackler noted that the deal includes the highest amount of guaranteed money (although at the time Mackler wouldn't say how much) for an inside linebacker on a four-year contract.

Much of the talk the last week has been about how the Eagles are stocking their roster for a Super Bowl run. But the Jets have been nabbing big-name free agents and retaining key players since Rex Ryan arrived before the 2009 season. If Philly is the favorite in the NFC, the Jets have to be among the handful of AFC teams with a legit shot at a championship.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 17, 2012 3:13 pm
 

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Since: Jul 10, 2011
Posted on: August 2, 2011 9:55 pm
 

Jets give David Harris new 4-year deal

Love this deal, Love David Harris. Our core 4 are locked up, Harris is very underrated, makes plays all over the field, by far our best LB should be going to the pro bowl real soon. Having taken Revis in the 1st and Harris in the 2nd that year and trading up both times to do it has to be Mike T's high point as far as drafting personel. Hopefully he hit a few more HR's this year with these kids Wilkerson and K Ellis. Last order of business should be to resign Shaun Ellis. Jets D should be back at the top of the league yet again.....good luck to the 13 QB's that have to deal with the Gang Green this year!!!!!



Since: May 31, 2010
Posted on: August 2, 2011 9:49 pm
 

Jets give David Harris new 4-year deal

Solid player, gets little press playing alongside overrated big mouth Bart Scott.



Since: May 7, 2011
Posted on: August 2, 2011 8:39 pm
 

Jets give David Harris new 4-year deal

Congrats on your new deal "D,Harris"! This guy has been consistent from here years at The University of Michigan to his four years with the Jets.....Go Blue 4Life!!!!CoolMoney mouth



Since: Apr 26, 2009
Posted on: August 2, 2011 8:14 pm
 

Jets give David Harris new 4-year deal

Good to see them take care of him. He is the heart of that front seven.


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