Damien Harris
Damien Harris
22-Year-Old Running BackRB
New England Patriots
Injury Undisclosed
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Given the parade of talented backs that passed through Alabama the last few years, Harris' consistent production is impressive - he topped 1,000 scrimmage yards each of the last three seasons despite maxing out at 172 touches. He doesn't possess any one standout ability in the backfield, but instead profiles as the same kind of jack-of-all-trades that Rex Burkhead was intended to be for the Patriots. In addition to good vision and balance to find yards between the tackles and in traffic, Harris is an effective outlet receiver who gets extra points for his solid instincts as a pass protector. What he lacks is speed or a surprising burst that would allow him to escape NFL defenders on a regular basis. His spot on the depth chart in a talented New England backfield won't do him any favors to begin the season, but the rookie's snaps and touches should increase once he proves to Tom Brady and the coaching staff that he can be trusted to do his job in almost any situation. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.63 million contract with the Patriots in June of 2019.
Likely dodges serious injury
RBNew England Patriots
August 23, 2019
Harris (undisclosed) seems to have avoided a major injury, Nick Underhill of The Athletic reports.
The rookie third-round pick was helped off the field by New England's medical staff during the second quarter of Thursday's preseason win over the Panthers. Harris had two carries for eight yards prior to his exit, after picking up 103 scrimmage yards on 18 touches the previous week. He's made a nice case for some type of involvement in the Patriots offense, but it isn't quite clear how Harris fits in behind Sony Michel and James White. With Rex Burkhead and Brandon Bolden also on hand, the Patriots can afford to take a cautious approach with Harris if his injury turns out to be a bit more serious than this early report suggests.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Damien Harris' measurables compare to other running backs?
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.
5' 11"
215 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.57 sec
Vertical Jump
37.0 in
Broad Jump
121 in
Bench Press
16 reps
Hand Length
9.75 in
Arm Length
30.75 in
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Forced out of Thursday's game
RBNew England Patriots
August 23, 2019
Harris, who needed assistance from the Patriots' medical staff to get off the field after suffering an unspecified injury with about five minutes left in the first half, did not return to Thursday's preseason game against the Panthers, Erik Scalavino of the team's official site reports.
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Tears off two long runs in win
RBNew England Patriots
August 17, 2019
Harris accounted for 80 yards on 14 rushes, while catching all four of his targets for 23 yards during Saturday's 22-17 win against Tennessee.
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Managing minor injury
RBNew England Patriots
August 14, 2019
Harris is present at practice Wednesday despite nursing a hand/wrist injury, Jeff Howe of The Athletic reports.
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Hasn't seen plentiful reps
RBNew England Patriots
August 12, 2019
Kevin Duffy of the Boston Herald notes that "we've seen very little from Harris this summer. Just not getting many reps." The running back did not play in this past Thursday's preseason opener against the Lions.
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Looks good in training camp
RBNew England Patriots
July 31, 2019
Harris has impressed with his running between the tackles through the first handful of training camp practices, Jeff Howe of The Athletic reports.
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