New York Giants newly signed nose tackle Damon Harrison will be putting off his honeymoon until next summer while he spends his time preparing for his first season with his new team.
Signed to a five-year, $46.5 million dollar contract in this year’s free agency, Harrison, who last played for the New York Jets, prides himself on his work ethic and motivation to be the best player he can be.
“At the end of the day, I still don’t feel like I got what I deserve. And I don’t think I ever would,” Harrison said. “They can give me a billion-dollar contract, and I’d still be out here like I’m trying to make the team, or working for a contract. That’s just the guy I am.”
Given his character and drive to make an immediate impact with his new team, Harrison could not commit to a vacation when he knew he could be training for the upcoming season, and his wife-to-be completely backed him up.
“Next offseason, we’ll go on a honeymoon,” Harrison said, according to James Kratch of NJ Advance Media . “She understands that and respects that; that’s why I love my wife.”
Aside from Harrison, the Giants have added some key pieces in Janoris Jenkins and Olivier Vernon in an effort to tighten up their defense and compete in the playoffs again, where they have not been since sinning the Super Bowl in 2011.