Cleveland, of course, traded for Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. last night, adding a clear No. 1 option to its Baker Mayfield-led offense. Harris won’t have the impact of OBJ, but he’ll give the Browns a competent second tight end behind starter David Njoku. Njoku played roughly 80% of Cleveland’s offensive snaps, while incumbent backup tight end Orson Charles saw action on ~15% of plays.
Harris was a basketball player at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, but NFL teams were intrigued by his 6’7″ stature. He signed with the Chiefs in 2013 as an undrafted free agent, but didn’t see the field until the 2015 campaign. Harris saw regular action in each of the past three years, missing only one game during that time, but he wasn’t a key factor in Kansas City’s offense, as he averaged only 15 receptions and 170 yards in that span. A major contributor on special teams, Harris played on more than 80% of the Chiefs ST snaps a year ago.