Player Page

Nick Harris | Punter | #5

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (37) / 7/23/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 218
College: California
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 4 (120) / DEN
Contract: view contract details
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

The Lions are not expected to re-sign free agent P Nick Harris.
Harris, 35 in July, posted a pitiful 37.6 net average on 67 boots last season. Sun, Mar 31, 2013 09:32:00 AM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Impending free agent P Nick Harris wants to return to the Lions in 2013.

Harris, 35 at the start of next season, was signed after Week 2 and went on to post a poor 37.6 net average on 67 punts. The Lions can do a lot better.
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 04:42:00 PM

Lions signed P Nick Harris.

Harris spent eight seasons with Detroit from 2003-10, averaging 42.5 yards per punt. He'll take over now that Ben Graham is out for the season.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 03:56:00 PM

Panthers released P Nick Harris; waived WR Darvin Adams.

The Panthers have opted to go with sixth-round pick Brad Nortman at punter. An 11-year veteran, Harris could resurface as a mid-season replacement. A teammate of Cam Newton's at Auburn, Adams appeared in two games last season. He could be a candidate for the practice squad.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 02:32:00 PM

Panthers signed P Nick Harris, formerly of the Jaguars.

The 34-year-old enters a camp battle with sixth-round rookie Brad Nortman. Nortman should have to absolutely tank to lose the job to the shaky veteran.
Mon, May 7, 2012 06:12:00 PM

Jaguars waived punters Nick Harris and Spencer Lanning.

After making third-round pick Bryan Anger the highest-drafted punter since 1995, both Harris and Lanning were expendable. They'll look to latch on and compete for a starting job elsewhere.
Sun, Apr 29, 2012 02:03:00 PM

Jaguars re-signed P Nick Harris.

Harris averaged 42.7 yards on 72 punts after taking over for Matt Turk in early October last season. He's expected to compete with Spencer Lanning, who was recently signed a futures contract.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 01:57:00 PM

Jaguars agreed to terms with P Nick Harris, formerly of the Lions.

Harris averaged 43.2 yards on 627 punts with Detroit from 2003-2010. He'll replace Matt Turk, who is being released after a feeble 39.7 average through five weeks.
Tue, Oct 11, 2011 03:15:00 PM

Lions released P Nick Harris.

The Lions punter since 2003, Harris was beat out by undrafted rookie Ryan Donahue. Although Harris was set to make $1.4 million this season, the Detroit Free Press reports the decision was based on performance, not salary. Harris should get a call once someone's punter goes down this season.
Sat, Sep 3, 2011 01:57:00 PM

Lions signed P Nick Harris to a five-year contract extension through 2012.

Harris had one year remaining on his old deal. The 29-year-old punter averaged 45 yards per punt in 2006 and finished with a 38.2-yard net.
Tue, Sep 11, 2007 12:33:00 AM

Lions re-signed punter Nick Harris to a long-term contract.

He's enjoyed a solid season and should be with Detroit for a while.
Sun, Jan 2, 2005 11:56:00 AM

The Lions re-signed punter Nick Harris.

Harris had an uneven season in 2003, but will be the favorite to win the Detroit job over undrafted FA Curt Ansel.
Sat, May 29, 2004 07:43:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Ryan Lindley
2Tim Tebow
3Seth Lobato
4Christian Ponder
5Bryan Bennett
6Jerry Lovelocke
7Chandler Harnish
8Chase Rettig
9Cody Fajardo
10R.J. Archer
11Bryn Renner
12Shane Carden
13Jake Heaps
14Jake Waters
RB1Joseph Randle
2LaMichael James
3Trent Richardson
4Isaiah Pead
5Zurlon Tipton
6Alonzo Harris
7Josh Harris
8Storm Johnson
9Antone Smith
10Daniel Thomas
11Jeremy Stewart
12Michael Dyer
13Jerome Smith
14Kenneth Harper
15Jawon Chisholm
16Keshawn Hill
17Lache Seastrunk
18LaVance Taylor
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Erik Lorig
3Joe Don Duncan
4Henry Hynoski
5Brad Smelley
6J.C. Copeland
7Emil Igwenagu
8Zach Boren
9Jordan Campbell
10Kiero Small
11John Conner
WR11Jacoby Ford
2Preston Parker
3Kris Durham
4Josh Morgan
5T.J. Graham
6Seantavius Jones
7Miles Austin
8Vincent Brown
9Carlton Mitchell
10Armon Binns
11Reggie Dunn
12Ricky Collins
13Zach D'Orazio
14Kenzel Doe
15Tevin Reese
16Solomon Patton
17Damian Williams
18Aldrick Robinson
19Lance Lewis
20Josh Stewart
21L'Damian Washington
22Travis Labhart
23Donatella Luckett
24Josh Harper
25Marquez Clark
26David Porter
27DaVaris Daniels
28Tyler McDonald
29Ezell Ruffin
WR21Marcus Thigpen
2Ace Sanders
3Riley Cooper
4Denarius Moore
5Joe Morgan
6Ryan Broyles
7Jacoby Jones
8Rico Richardson
9Emory Blake
10A.J. Jenkins
11Mike Brown
12Saalim Hakim
13Onterio McCalebb
14Tandon Doss
15Austin Pettis
16Devon Wylie
17Jimmie Hunt
18Devante Davis
19Milton Williams III
20Daniel Rodriguez
21James Butler
22Phil Bates
23Ryan Lankford
24Ryan Whalen
25Michael Preston
26Clyde Gates
27Tom Nelson
28Trindon Holliday
29Demetrius Wilson
30Josh Reese
31Trevor Harman
32Juron Criner
33Paul Browning
WR31Riley Cooper
TE1Dante Rosario
2Matthew Mulligan
3Mickey Shuler
4Kyle Miller
5Orson Charles
6Richard Gordon
7Chase Dixon
8Jimmay Mundine
9Steve Maneri
10D.J. Williams
11David Paulson
12Gerell Robinson
13Brandon Barden
14Jake Murphy
15Ryan Taylor
16Brett Brackett
17Michael Egnew
18Dan Light
LT1Will Beatty
2Jason Fox
C1Julian Vandervelde
2Brian De La Puente
RG1Todd Herremans
2Jahri Evans
3Geoff Schwartz
K1Josh Scobee
2Brandon Bogotay
3Carey Spear
4Michael Palardy
5Billy Cundiff
6Andrew Furney
7Mike Meyer
8Justin Manton
9Patrick Murray