Jerome Harrison Traded by Cleveland Browns to Philadelphia Eagles for Mike Bell

October 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadelphia Eagles traded Mike Bell today for Cleveland Browns running back Jerome Harrison. Harrison has been unhappy with his role with the Browns thus far this season.
Despite being in his fifth season out of Washington State, Harrison has only carried the ball 304 times in his career. His limited carries, however, have been relatively effective. He has a career 4.6 yard per carry average despite playing for struggling offenses.
Last season, it appeared that Harrison finally made a breakthrough. In the final three games of the 2009 campaign, he carried the ball 106 times for 561 yards and five scores.
In the offseason, Harrison worked to renegotiate his contract but was forced to settle for a one-year tender. Additionally, the Browns traded for Peyton Hillis and drafted Montario Hardesty to add depth at the position.
Harrison's unhappiness with recent acquisitions, his contract and a fumbling problem in preseason all created tension between Harrison and the ...

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