Veteran NFL safety Chris Harris announced his retirement on Twitter on Saturday with the following tweet:
After 8 awesome yrs in the NFL I'm deciding to retire. This was one heck of a ride and I've been extremely blessed to have played this game
Harris is a capable journeyman who played for four teams over eight NFL seasons, and finished with 439 tackles and 16 interceptions. He played in five games for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2012.
Harris started seven games for the 2006 Chicago Bears team that went to the Super Bowl. In 2007, he had 96 tackles and eight forced fumbles for the Carolina Panthers.