Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the new deal is for three years and worth $21.5 million. According to La Canfora, the first two years are guaranteed and worth $15 million.
Harris, who was due to become an unrestricted free agent next week, has spent his entire eight-year NFL career with New York. The Jets drafted him out of Michigan in the second round in 2007 and the 31-year-old has started every regular season game over the last six seasons.
In 2014, Harris recorded 124 tackles, 5.5 sacks and two forced fumbles. He was named a second-team All-Pro in 2009 after making 127 tackles, 5.5 sacks and two interceptions.
Harris has only committed 10 penalties in his career, including one last season.
- Molly Geary