Damon Harrison lands contract extension from Lions
Damon “Snacks” Harrison has cashed in.
The Lions defensive tackle has agreed to a contract extension, as first reported by ESPN on Wednesday, with $12 million of guaranteed money through next season. The one-year, $11 million extension keeps Harrison under contract through 2021.
A source with knowledge of the extension confirmed the deal with The Detroit News.
Harrison held out of organized team activities and mandatory mini-camp this offseason, sacrificing a $250,000 workout bonus by sitting out OTAs and incurring an $88,000 fine for missing minicamp. Harrison, who reported on time for training camp, was activated from the Non-Football Injury list last week, returning to practice.
Harrison, 30, was traded from the New York Giants to the Lions last season, joining the team at midseason, registering 3.5 sacks and 50 tackles in 10 games.