This opens a three-week window of time for the Patriots to activate him from injured reserve and add him to their 53-man roster.
Harris, 23, is a former third-round pick of the Patriots back in 2019. He’s in the second year of his four-year, $3,406,136 rookie contract that included an $880,136 signing bonus.
In 2019, Harris appeared in two games for the Patriots and rushed for 12 yards on four carries (3 YPC) and no touchdowns.
During his college career at Alabama, Harris recorded 477 rush attempts for 3,070 yards (6.4 YPC) and 23 touchdowns to go along with 52 receptions for 407 yards receiving (7.8 YPC) and two touchdowns.