American football linebacker De’Jon Raiheem Harris is now employed with the Washington Commanders of the National Football League.
Harris holds the nickname “Raiheem.” On November 1st, 1997, Harris was brought into the world. He played football at the college he attended in Arkansas, which was located in the state of Arkansas.
During his time at Arkansas, Harris played in all 47 of the school’s collegiate games, and he concluded his career with a total of 371 tackles, 26 tackles for loss, and 7.5 sacks.
On April 26, 2020, the New England Patriots made the decision to gamble on Harris by signing him as an undrafted free agent despite the fact that he had not been selected in the draft.
When the final roster cuts were made on September 5, 2020, he was one of the players who was let go at that time.
After adding Harris to their active roster on September 9, 2020, the Green Bay Packers decided to give him a spot on their practice squad as well.
On October 5 and November 28, he was elevated to the active roster for the team’s games against the Atlanta Falcons and the Chicago Bears in weeks 4 and 12, respectively.
However, after each of those games, he was demoted back to the practice squad and remained there until the following week’s games.
When the Packers were down to their final roster on the 31st of August, 2021, Harris was one of the players who did not make the cut.
Harris signed a deal to join the Washington Football Team’s practice squad on October 19, 2021, and the date of the signing is noted as being that day.
After being signed to the active roster as a COVID-19 replacement player in the 15th week of the 2018 season, he made his first appearance for the team in their game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Commanders made the decision to release Harris from their active roster on August 31, 2022; the next day, he was re-signed to the practice squad instead of the active roster.
How Much Does De’Jon Harris Make?
He is given an annual salary of $480,333 in addition to a one thousand-dollar signing bonus.