John Joseph Harrington, Jr. (born October 21, 1978 in Portland, Oregon) is a former American football quarterback. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions third overall in the 2002 NFL Draft, where he played for most of his professional career. He ranks third all-time in Detroit history in pass completions, with 986. He played college football at the University of Oregon.
Harrington has also played American football professionally briefly for the Miami Dolphins, Atlanta Falcons, and New Orleans Saints.
Joey Harrington was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, where he has resided his entire life. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in Portland, and finished his high school career with more than 4,200 yards and 50 TDs rushing and passing.