Ex-Jet David Harris jumped at chance to sign with the Patriots

From ESPN - July 16, 2017

Unceremoniously released by the New York Jets last month, David Harris was unemployed for two weeks before the New England Patriots came calling. Once they did, it was a no-brainer. There was no hesitation in joining the team he loved to hate for a decade.

"They reached out to me and I pretty much accepted on the spot that I wanted to play there," Harris told Saturday. "Great organization. They are the gold standard of the NFL. Why would not you want to be part of that?"

These were Harris' first public comments since being cut June 6 by the Jets. The linebacker, who has declined interview requests, spoke to the TV station at his hometown football camp in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


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