Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Scouting Report

Defensive tackle Tommie Harris should be even better following a stellar rookie season after undergoing what the team has called a routire arthroscopic procedure on his right knee. Harris is a high-motor, gap-shooting tackle who fits perfectly in coach Lovie Smith's defensive scheme. He started all 16 games as a rookie after leaving Oklahoma following his junior year and finished with 58 tackles, including six for loss and added 3.5 sacks. Harris is capable of disrupting passing attacks because he has some rush moves to go with speed and quickness. He is relentless in the pursuit of quarterbacks and runners and is athletic enough to make plays on the backside.