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Ex-Packer Harris Added To Backfield

View images of new Vikings RB DuJuan Harris from his days as a Packer and Jaguar.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. —The Vikings on Thursday announced that the club has signed former Jaguars and Packers running back DuJuan Harris.

Harris spent the past three seasons in Green Bay but was on injured reserve for all of 2013 because of a knee injury that occurred during the preseason. He returned in 2014 to appear in 15 games, rushing the ball 16 times for 64 yards and adding a reception that gained 11 yards. Harris also returned 22 kicks a total of 456 yards (20.7 per return) last season.

Harris joined the Packers as an addition to their practice squad in October 2012 and was promoted to the active roster Dec. 1. He started two of the four games he played at the end of that season, rushing 34 times for 157 yards and two touchdowns and caught two passes for 17 yards. That postseason, Harris started both of Green Bay's playoff games and rushed 28 times for 100 yards and two touchdowns and caught seven passes for 64 yards.

The Jaguars initially signed Harris as an undrafted free agent out of Troy in 2011. He appeared in five games that season, rushing nine times for 42 yards and added a reception that gained 4 yards. Harris also returned 14 kicks a total of 308 yards (22.0 per return).

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