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Dwayne Harris | Wide Receiver

Team: Dallas Cowboys
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/16/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 202
College: East Carolina
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Dwayne Harris caught 1-of-2 targets for 56 yards in Dallas' Week 1 loss, adding one rush for nine yards.
In a new wrinkle to the Cowboys' offense, Harris played a few snaps in the backfield. It's something for opposing defenses to think about, but not fantasy owners. Harris remains well off the radar. Sep 7 - 8:15 PM

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ESPN Dallas believes WR/KR Dwayne Harris' roster spot is not in danger.

Harris could be pushed for the No. 4 receiver role by rookie Devin Street, but his value is as an elite special teams player. He is one of the best return men in the league, averaging 30.6 yards on kick returns and 12.8 on punt returns last season. Despite his real football value, Harris is only a rosterable fantasy asset in deeper return-yardage leagues.
Source: ESPN Dallas
May 24 - 12:32 PM

Cowboys KR Dwayne Harris is recovering from right shoulder surgery.

Harris had the operation just after the season and will be 100 percent well before training camp. Although Harris is not heavily utilized as a receiver by Dallas, he finished in the top three in the league in kick return average (30.6 yards) and punt returns (12.8). He is an elite special teams player.
Jan 10 - 4:31 PM

Cowboys KR Dwayne Harris (hamstring) resumed practicing Wednesday.

Harris has missed the last two games, leaving Cole Beasley on punt returns and Micheal Spurlock on kick returns. The Cowboys are going to need big plays out of special teams if they are going to upset the Eagles Sunday, so getting Harris right would be big. He ranks second in the NFL at 30.5 yards per kickoff return and has averaged a hefty 14.0 yards on his 17 punt returns.
Source: ESPN Dallas
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 09:50:00 AM

Dwayne Harris (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 16.

Harris has been one of the NFL's top special teamers this season. He doubles as Dallas' No. 4 receiver. The Cowboys visit Washington this weekend.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 02:23:00 PM

Dwayne Harris (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 15 versus Green Bay.

Harris re-injured his hamstring in Monday night's loss to the Bears. He doesn't play much on offense but is the Cowboys' return man.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 03:59:00 PM

Dwayne Harris exited Monday night's game against the Bears after aggravating his hamstring injury and will not return.

Harris hasn't been playing offense but was handling return duties for Dallas.
Mon, Dec 9, 2013 10:46:00 PM

Cowboys WR Dwayne Harris (hamstring) is active for Monday night's Week 14 game against the Bears.

Harris was the only Dallas player in question for the game. He'll occasionally work in as the No. 5 receiver and play on special teams. Inactive for the Cowboys are CB Morris Claiborne (hamstring), DB Jakar Hamilton, LB Justin Durant, LB DeVonte Holloman, DE Everette Brown, LB Orie Lemon, and OT Darrion Weems.
Mon, Dec 9, 2013 07:31:00 PM

Dwayne Harris (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 14.

Harris didn't practice all week, but managed to get in a limited session on Saturday. If active, he'll return to his role on special teams and see limited snaps as the No. 5 wideout.
Sat, Dec 7, 2013 02:14:00 PM

Cowboys WR/KR Dwayne Harris is done for the day in Week 12 with a hamstring injury.

He's been replaced by Terrance Williams on kick returns and Cole Beasley on punts. Harris is primarily a special teamer and reserve wideout.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013 06:09:00 PM

Dwayne Harris was forced from Sunday night's Week 10 game against the Saints with a neck/shoulder injury.

Harris was pushed out of bounds and took an elbow to the helmet from Cameron Jordan. He was able to walk off under his own power, but will be taken to the locker room for further examination. Harris has been a standout on special teams for the Cowboys this season and recovered a Darren Sproles fumble on a punt return before exiting. He was cleared to return in the second quarter.
Sun, Nov 10, 2013 09:09:00 PM

Dwayne Harris caught two passes for 13 yards and one touchdown in Week 9 against the Vikings.

Harris reeled in both of his targets, including the game-winning seven-yard score over the middle on the Cowboys' final possession. He's still the No. 4 receiver, even with Miles Austin (hamstring) out and isn't a fantasy option.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 06:03:00 PM

Dwayne Harris (hip) remained limited in Friday's practice.

Harris will play through a lingering hip injury and is officially listed as probable for Sunday night's game. With Miles Austin (hamstring, probable) returning this week, Harris will be the No. 4 receiver behind Terrance Williams.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 08:28:00 PM

Dwayne Harris had just one catch for 13 yards in Sunday's Week 5 loss to the Broncos.

Harris' hip issue may have been bothering him as he ceded slot snaps to Cole Beasley as the game wore on. And with Terrance Williams playing well, Harris can be dropped across the board.
Sun, Oct 6, 2013 08:13:00 PM

Dwayne Harris (hip) is questionable for Week 5 against the Broncos.

Harris was limited in practice both Thursday and Friday, but there's been no indication he won't be available this week. With Miles Austin (groin) doubtful, Harris will serve as the No. 3 receiver behind Terrance Williams.
Sat, Oct 5, 2013 10:05:00 PM

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3Lance Dunbar
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3RB1DeMarco Murray
2Lance Dunbar
FB1Tyler Clutts
WR11Dez Bryant
2Devin Street
WR21Terrance Williams
2Cole Beasley
3Dwayne Harris
WR31Cole Beasley
TE1Jason Witten
2Gavin Escobar
3James Hanna
K1Dan Bailey