Saints News | New Orleans Saints | NewOrleansSaints.com

Presented by

New Orleans Saints 2020 season recap: Deonte Harris

'The end goal is just to try to make an impact in whichever way possible'

Deonte Harris 2020 season analysis:

New Orleans Saints wide receiver/return specialist Deonte Harty finished the 2020 regular season with 20 receptions for 186 yards and a touchdown while adding six carries for 51 yards. In the return game, the All-Pro return specialist fielded 17 punts for 207 yards (12.2 avg.) and 16 kickoffs totaling 436 yards with a long of 75 yards. In the season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Harris returned four punts for a then-career-high 59 yards (14.8 avg.). Harris topped that career-high in Week 8 at Chicago where he returned three punts for 67 yards (22.3 avg.) with a long of 42 yards. Week 10 against the San Francisco 49ers, Harris notched a crucial 75-yard kickoff return with 14:56 to play in the second quarter, the longest kickoff return of his career. The return set up the Saints' first score of the game en route to a 27-13 victory. The 5-foot-6, 170-pound Harris was forced to miss seven games in 2020 due to injury.

Best game of Deonte Harris' 2020 season:

Harris' best performance of the 2020 campaign came in the playoffs where he caught all seven of his targets for 83 yards in the Saints' 21-9 Wild Card win over the Chicago Bears. Harris also averaged 7.3 yards per return on three punt returns in the contest.

Best quote from Deonte Harris' 2020 season:

"I mean, I'm just trying to make any contribution, whether it be offense or special teams. I mean, the end goal is to get a win, whether I get seven catches or zero. The end goal is just to try to make an impact in whichever way possible. I mean, if I get seven catches or however many catches, it'll be a good day. But, if I get zero catches and we win, I'm good with that, too."

Check out photos of New Orleans Saints wide receiver Deonte Harris in action during the 2020 NFL season.

Related Content

Advertising