Saints Add Former All-Pro to Practice Squad

The New Orleans Saints are adding major star power to their depth chart. The team announced Tuesday afternoon that it had signed Chris Harris Jr. to their practice squad.
The move follows the recent pilferings of linebacker Eric Wilson and running back Latavius Murray off the Saints practice squad by the Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos. Harris arrives to the Saints following a two-year stint with the Los Angeles Chargers where he started 20 games and nabbed a pair of interceptions. The four-time Pro Bowler and one-time All-Pro turned 33 years old in June.
Harris should provide some veteran wisdom and leadership for a Saints team that's spiralling following their Week 1 win over the Atlanta Falcons. At the peak of his powers, Harris was a stifling and versatile defensive back for elite defenses. He even won a Super Bowl with the Broncos in his Pro Bowl 2015 season.

Harris may be a few years removed from his prime, but he could pitch in sooner than later for a Saints team looking to crawl its way out of a 1-3 hole in the early portion of the season. He has tallied 22 interceptions in his 162 appearances.
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