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Damon Harrison set to leave Jets to sign with Giants

Snacks is staying Jersey -- but it won't be with the Jets.

NFL Media's Kimberly Jones reported Wednesday that nose tackle Damon Harrison will sign a free-agent contract with the New York Giants. Harrison has been one of the league's premiere run-stopping interior linemen for the past four seasons with Gang Green.

NFL Media's Rand Getlin reports that Harrison's deal is worth $9.25 million per year with $24 million guaranteed and $30 million over the first three years.

Harrison fills a huge need for the Giants, who are pumping major funds into an overhaul to their defense. The 6-foot-4, 350-pound Harrison will be paired with Johnathan Hankins on what suddenly looks like a formidable Big Blue interior line.

Earlier Wednesday, the Giants agreed to terms with coveted cornerback Janoris Jenkins. The team also re-signed defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to a new one-year deal.

This is a tough loss for a Jets defense that found a diamond in the rough in Harrison, an undrafted free agent who became a key cog on New York's dominant defensive line. The Jets' front is still loaded with talent, but Harrison's loss will be felt.

That he'll be flattening running backs in a Giants uniform doesn't help matters.

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