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Ryan Harris
T #68
Height:
6-5
Weight:
302
College:
Notre Dame
Hometown:
Minneapolis, MN
Experience:
9
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 114 70
2016 PIT 4 0
2015 DEN 16 16
2014 KC 16 15
2013 HOU 16 3
2012 HOU 16 2
2010 DEN 11 10
2009 DEN 8 8
2008 DEN 16 16
2007 DEN 11 0

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Biography

PRO (114-71/5-3): Signed a two-year contract with the Steelers as an unrestricted free agent (from Denver) on March 15, 2016…signed a one-year contract with the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent (from Kansas City) on May 29, 2015…signed with the Chiefs on July 24, 2014…re-signed a one-year contract with the Houston Texans on April 9, 2013…signed with the Texans on September 2, 2012…released by the Denver Broncos on August 31, 2012…signed with the Broncos on January 2, 2012…released by the Philadelphia Eagles on September 3, 2011…signed a one-year contract with the Eagles as an unrestricted free agent (from Denver) on August 2, 2011…originally drafted by the Broncos in the third round (70th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

2016 (4-0): Has played in 68 consecutive games, which is the fourth-longest active games played streak in the NFL among offensive tackles.

  • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Saw significant action at RT in the second half in place of injured RT Marcus Gilbert.

PRO (114-71/5-3): Signed a two-year contract with the Steelers as an unrestricted free agent (from Denver) on March 15, 2016…signed a one-year contract with the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent (from Kansas City) on May 29, 2015…signed with the Chiefs on July 24, 2014…re-signed a one-year contract with the Houston Texans on April 9, 2013…signed with the Texans on September 2, 2012…released by the Denver Broncos on August 31, 2012…signed with the Broncos on January 2, 2012…released by the Philadelphia Eagles on September 3, 2011…signed a one-year contract with the Eagles as an unrestricted free agent (from Denver) on August 2, 2011…originally drafted by the Broncos in the third round (70th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

2016 (4-0): Has played in 68 consecutive games, which is the fourth-longest active games played streak in the NFL among offensive tackles.

  • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Saw significant action at RT in the second half in place of injured RT Marcus Gilbert.

2015 (16-16/3-3) (DEN): Started all 16 games during the regular season for the second time in his career…helped block for Denver’s offense to produce 4,216 gross passing yards and 1,718 rushing yards during the regular season…during the regular season, committed just one penalty and allowed only 2.0 sacks…was part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks in back-to-back games (10/18 at Cleveland and 11/1 vs. Green Bay)…started all three postseason contests, his first career postseason starts…was part of an offensive line that helped lead the team to victory in Super Bowl 50.

2014 (16-15) (KC): Started 15-of-16 games played…was part of an offensive line that helped block for RB Jamaal Charles to rush for 1,033 yards and for QB Alex Smith to pass for 3,265 yards and register a passer rating of 93.4.

2013 (16-3) (HOU): Played in 16 games with three starts…helped block for a Texans’ offense that totaled 4,183 gross passing yards and 1,743 rushing yards.

2012 (16-2/2-0) (HOU): Saw action in 16 games with two starts during the regular season…was part of an offensive line that helped block for QB Matt Schaub to throw for 4,008 yards and for RB Arian Foster to rush for 1,424 yards with 15 rushing touchdowns during the regular season…saw action in both postseason contests…was part of an offensive that helped block for the Texans’ offense to average 302.5 gross passing yards per game and for Foster to average 115.0 rushing yards per game during the postseason.

2011 (0-0/0-0): Spent time in training camp with the Eagles before being released on September 3…was not on an NFL roster for the remainder of the season.

2010 (11-10) (DEN): Started 10-of-11 games played…was called for only two penalties during the season…inactive due to an ankle injury 9/12 vs. Jacksonville, 9/19 vs. Seattle and 9/26 vs. Indianapolis…dressed but did not play 10/17 vs. N.Y. Jets and 10/24 vs. Oakland.

2009 (8-8) (DEN): Started all eight games played…inactive due to a toe injury 11/9 vs. Pittsburgh, 11/15 at Washington, 11/22 vs. San Diego and 11/26 vs. N.Y. Giants…placed on the Broncos’ Reserve/Injured List due to a toe injury on December 9.

2008 (16-16) (DEN): Started all 16 games for the first time in his career…allowed only 2.5 sacks on the season and was called for just two penalties…was part of an offensive line that allowed only 12.0 sacks, which were the fewest sacks allowed in the NFL…helped block for QB Jay Cutler to throw for a single-season career-high 4,526 yards.

2007 (11-0) (DEN): Played in the final 11 games as a rookie…inactive for the first five games.

COLLEGE: Started all 45 games played (eight at RT and 37 at LT) at Notre Dame (2003-06)…named to the 2006 Outland Trophy watch list…as a sophomore in 2004, was named Notre Dame’s offensive linemen of the year…in 2003, became only the third true freshman in school history to start on the offensive line, as he earned first-team Freshman All-American honors by Rivals.com and second-team Freshman All-American honors by The Sporting News…majored in political science and economics.

PERSONAL: Attended Cretin-Derham Hall High School (St. Paul, Minn.)…was a three-year starter on both the offensive and defensive lines…named a USA Today All-American following his senior season…earned all-state and all-metro honors in football as a junior and a senior…did not allow a single sack in his final two years…played in the 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl…also lettered in wrestling, where he was a two-year letterman and an all-conference honoree…Full name: Ryan Emerson Wilcox Harris.