Posted May 02, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Al Harris
Al Harris, now an assistant coach with Kansas City, officially ends his playing career with the Packers. The two-time Pro Bowler suffered serious injuries in 2008, 2009 and 2011. "I looked at it as God telling me, 'OK, it's time to turn the page.'"

Harris will retire as a Packer after several years away

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Al Harris will officially retire as a member of the Green Bay Packers. Harris, who played cornerback in Green Bay from 2003-09 and spent 14 total years in the NFL, chose to retire with the Packers rather than with the Philadelphia Eagles, where he began his career and played five seasons. Harris also played one season with the Miami Dolphins (2010) and one season...

CB Al Harris formally retires with Packers

Cornerback Al Harris has chosen to formally retire from the NFL with the Green Bay Packers. The team announced the decision on Wednesday. Harris played seven seasons for the Packers after coming from Philadelphia in a trade in 2003. He started all 102 games he played in and had 14 interceptions during his time with Green Bay, including Pro Bowl selections in 2007 and 2008. Harris...

Former CB Al Harris retires as a Packer

Al Harris didn't know how a ceremonial retirement was supposed to work and he didn't really care. All that mattered to the two-time Pro Bowl cornerback was that he was somehow able to say he retired as a member of the Green Bay Packers. ''Just over my career I had an awesome time, but the better part of my years were in Green Bay, (so) it was just important to me...

Harris begins transition from playing to coaching

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- "We want the ball and we're going to score." That infamous line from Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck in a 2004 playoff game against the Green Bay Packers led to what many around the state of Wisconsin would likely deem as the most memorable moment in the career of cornerback Al Harris. Three plays after Hasselbeck confidently let his...

Al Harris will retire as a member of the Packers

According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, cornerback Al Harris plans on retiring as a member of the Green Bay Packers. Harris played in the NFL from 1997 to 2011. He was drafted by the Buccaneers in 1997 and spent one season with them before head to Philly to play for the Eagles from 1998-2002.  He then played for the Packers from 2003 – 2010. He was also on...

Al Harris’ legacy with the Green Bay Packers cemented by one play

The Green Bay Packers announced on Wednesday that former cornerback Al Harris would retire as a member of the club. Harris, 38, spent seven of his 14 NFL seasons in Green Bay, but is remembered best for his pick-six of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck in overtime of an NFC wild card playoff game on Jan. 4, 2004 after Hasselbeck (a former Packer himself) famously declared...

Harris believes Woodson should continue his career

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Eight Pro Bowls haven't helped veteran free agent Charles Woodson land a job with a new team. Neither has Woodson's 15 years of NFL experience, his Super Bowl ring nor his 2009 Defensive Player of the Year award. But one of his former Green Bay Packers teammates, now-retired cornerback Al Harris, doesn't want it to end like this for Woodson. "...

Al Harris retires as a Green Bay Packer

Former NFL cornerback Al Harris played seven seasons (2003-09) with the Green Bay Packers. Hours ago he informed the Packers of his decision to retire with the Packers. The Al Harris announcement was made by Ted Thompson, Executive V.P. and GM. Al Harris, who was acquired by Green Bay from Philadelphia in a trade last month, started 102 games for the Packers in seven seasons. He...
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