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Devin Harper

#2 LB,


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RANK: 1052





25 yrs


6'0'' / 234 lbs


Oklahoma State


Full practice Wednesday

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-10-25

Harper (hamstring) was a full participant at the Bengals' practice Wednesday, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Harper missed the team's Week 6 victory over the Seahawks while nursing a hamstring issue, but he now appears healthy heading into Week 8. The 25-year-old will return to his reserve role at strongside linebacker Sunday versus San Francisco.

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Weekly Stats 2022

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Not playing Sunday

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-10-15

Harper (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's contest against the Seahawks.

Harper was claimed off waivers by the Bengals on Sept. 29 after being let go by the Cowboys the day prior. He played 14 snaps on special teams in Week 5 against the Cardinals and had one tackle for the game.

Coming to Cincinnati

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-09-29

Harper was claimed by the Bengals on Friday.

The second-year linebacker out of Oklahoma State was waived by Dallas on Thursday and Cincinnati wasted no time picking him up. Harper has recorded three total tackles throughout his three games this season and he'll most likely play primarily on special teams for the Bengals.

Could see more snaps

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-08-21

Harper is expected to see more defensive snaps this season with 2023 third-round pick DeMarvion Overshown (knee) now out for the season, Nick Eatman of the Cowboys' website reports.

Overshown suffered an ACL tear in Saturday's preseason game against the Seahawks, taking a big piece out of Dallas' linebacking corps. Leighton Vander Esch and Damone Clark are expected to be the Cowboys' primary starters in the middle of the defense, but Harper and Jabril Cox will now pick up the slack from Overshown's loss. Harper, a sixth-round pick out of Oklahoma State in 2022, played only three games as a rookie due to an Achilles injury and was limited to exclusively special-teams duty, and he's likely behind Cox in the pecking order for defensive snaps.

Participating in practice

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-07-28

Harper, who was placed on injured reserve last October with an Achilles injury, participated in training camp practice Thursday, K.D. Drummond of Cowboys Wire reports.

Harper played exclusively on special teams last year but played in just three games before landing on injured reserve while dealing with an Achilles injury. Now that he's healthy, Harper will look to resume that special teams role while competing for a depth spot at linebacker.

Return window opens

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-01-19

The Cowboys designated Harper (Achilles) to return from injured reserve Thursday, Todd Archer of reports.

Harper, who's been on injured reserve with an Achilles injury since Oct. 29, can now resume practicing ahead of Sunday's divisional-round matchup versus the 49ers. The rookie linebacker will have 21 days for a potential activation to Dallas' active roster, though he'd likely operate in a strict special-teams role off the bat.

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