Jacksonville, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed eighth-year safety Chris Harris to a contract with the team.
Harris spent time with Chicago, Carolina and Detroit where he played in 96 games with 88 starts. His career totals include 421 tackles, 16 interceptions, 13 forced fumbles and nine fumble recoveries. He has started at least seven games in his first seven seasons in the NFL.
Harris was Chicago's sixth-round draft pick in 2005. He was traded to Carolina during the 2007 training camp and started 44 games for the Panthers. He returned to the Bears in April of 2010 and started all 16 games while finishing with a career-high five interceptions.
Harris will wear Jaguars jersey number 43.
In other roster changes, the team waived cornerback Kevin Rutland.