Chiefs agree to terms with free-agent LB Harris
By ADAM TEICHER
The Kansas City Star
The Chiefs and unrestricted free agent linebacker Napoleon Harris agreed to terms this morning on a six-year contract.
Financial details were unavailable. Some still were being finalized.
The Chiefs plan to use Harris, a five-year NFL veteran with the Raiders and Vikings, as their starting middle linebacker. He would replace Kawika Mitchell, an unrestricted free agent.
The Chiefs may try to re-sign Mitchell, who has yet to make any free-agent visits. The Chiefs were discussing whether to move Mitchell to outside linebacker even before they signed Harris.
The 6-feet-2, 255-pound Harris was Oakland’s first-round draft pick in 2002. He went to the Vikings in the trade that sent Randy Moss to Oakland.
He visited with Tampa Bay before arriving for his visit in Kansas City.