Lions claim Chris Harris

Updated: October 28, 2011, 8:40 PM ET

A day after being released by the Chicago Bears, safety Chris Harris has been claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions, according to agent Albert Elias.

The Bears, who will play the Lions on Nov. 13, cut Harris just over a week after he requested a trade before the Oct. 18 deadline.

If he had cleared waivers, Harris was planning on visiting the Houston Texans, who lost former Bears safety Danieal Manning to a broken fibula, but the plan changed when Detroit claimed him.

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