Roy Robertson-Harris
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Robertson-Harris with the Bears in 2019
No. 95 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1993-07-23) July 23, 1993 (age 29)
Oakland, California
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:298 lb (135 kg)
Career information
High school:South Grand Prairie
(Grand Prairie, Texas)
College:UTEP
Undrafted:2016
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Total tackles:112
Sacks:10.5
Fumble recoveries:1
Pass deflections:8
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Roy Robertson-Harris (born July 23, 1993) is an American football defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UTEP. Robertson-Harris has also played for the Chicago Bears.

Professional career

Chicago Bears

After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Robertson-Harris signed with the Chicago Bears on May 9, 2016.[1] On August 30, 2016, he was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list, where he spent his entire rookie season.[2]

In 2017, Robertson-Harris appeared in 13 games, registering 13 tackles, two sacks, and a pass deflection.[3] The following year, he played in every game as he recorded 20 tackles, three sacks and three tackles for loss.[4] He was an exclusive-rights free agent after the 2018 season, but returned to the Bears after being tendered a contract on March 13, 2019,[3] which he officially signed on April 15.[5]

In week 1 of the 2019 season against the Green Bay Packers, Robertson-Harris sacked Aaron Rodgers once as the Bears lost 10–3.[6] In week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings, Robertson-Harris sacked Kirk Cousins 1.5 times in the 16–6 win.[7]

On March 13, 2020, the Bears placed a second-round restricted free agent tender on Robertson-Harris.[8] He signed the tender on April 15.[9] On November 9, it was reported that Robertson-Harris would under go season ending shoulder surgery after missing out the Bears' Week 9 contest against the Tennessee Titans.[10] He was placed on injured reserve on November 12, 2020.[11]

Jacksonville Jaguars

On March 17, 2021, Robertson-Harris signed a three-year, $23.4 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars.[12]

References

  1. ^ Mayer, Larry (May 9, 2016). "Bears sign seven draft picks, 10 others". ChicagoBears.com. Archived from the original on December 16, 2017. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  2. ^ Mayer, Larry (August 30, 2016). "Bears trim five to reach 75-man limit". ChicagoBears.com. Archived from the original on November 4, 2016. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  3. ^ a b Eurich, Matt (March 13, 2019). "Bears tender three players, including Roy Robertson-Harris". 247Sports.com. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  4. ^ Mayer, Larry (February 11, 2019). "Bears 2018 position review: Defensive line". Chicago Bears. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  5. ^ Barbieri, Alyssa (April 15, 2019). "Bears re-sign Roy Robertson-Harris and Isaiah Irving". USA Today. Bears Wire. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  6. ^ "Packers D, Aaron Rodgers beat Bears 10-3 in opener". www.espn.com. September 5, 2019. Retrieved September 5, 2019.
  7. ^ "Bears lose Trubisky, shut down Cook in 16-6 win over Vikings". www.espn.com. September 29, 2019. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  8. ^ "Bears place a second-round tender on restricted free agent Roy Robertson-Harris". Chicago Tribune. March 13, 2020.
  9. ^ Mayer, Larry (April 15, 2020). "Robertson-Harris signs 1-year tender with Bears". Chicago Bears. Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  10. ^ "Roy Robertson-Harris to have season ending surgery". November 9, 2020. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
  11. ^ Mayer, Larry (November 12, 2020). "Roster Move: Bears put Robertson-Harris on IR". ChicagoBears.com. Retrieved December 19, 2020.
  12. ^ Oehser, John (March 17, 2021). "Official: Robertson-Harris agrees to terms". Jaguars.com.