The Detroit Lions have released defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison.
The Lions announced the move Tuesday, less than a year after signing him to an $11 million, one-year contract extension. He went into the 2019 season with two years left on the $46 million contract he signed with the New York Giants.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Pistons’ Rob Murphy on Helping His Hometown
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Harrison started in 15 games last season but had a career-low 49 tackles and two sacks for the three-win Lions.
Detroit acquired Harrison from the Giants in the middle of the 2018 season for a fifth-round draft pick. The 31-year-old Harrison was a 2016 All-Pro selection. He began his career with the New York Jets in 2012 after being undrafted out of William Penn.MORE NEWS: Judge Says Michigan Gov. Whitmer Won't Have To Testify In Abortion Lawsuit
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