Standing on the Lucas Oil Stadium field in February in Indianapolis watching safeties go through NFL combine drills, Anthony Harris started to mentally compare himself to the NFL draft hopefuls who were posting times, reps and distances.
Since he was rehabilitating from December shoulder surgery, playing the comparison game was as close as Harris would come to actually competing in the combine. Maybe it was a missed opportunity, but Harris was content. He was sure he’d done enough in his career at Virginia to create plenty of value in the eyes of NFL teams.
He’s about to find out if he’s right.
“I’m a competitor,” Harris said....
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) stands over Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) after he was sacked by Detroit Lions middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch (55) during the first half at Ford Field in Detroit.