CHRIS HARRIS NEWS

Always the Underdog

At what point do we no longer call Chris Harris Jr. an underdog? When does the Broncos cornerback shed the underrated label? Should it have been simply when he made the Broncos roster in 2011? This was a kid who received just one Division-I scholarship offer coming out of high school and went undrafted out of Kansas. He got the last spot on the training camp roster, then not only...
Via Mile High Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Broncos defender drops Reggie Bush, skirmish ensues

Washington and Baltimore weren’t the only two NFL teams that ended up pushing and shoving during Saturday’s preseason action. As it turns out, business picked up big time during the game between the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos. Less than three minutes into Saturday’s game, 49ers running back Reggie Bush ran to the right and met up with Broncos defensive back Aqib...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miller and Harris Jr. score big in Madden 16

The Madden 16 player ratings are out and two Denver Broncos rank among the top five at their respective positions: Von Miller and Chris Harris Jr. Noticeably absent from the list were two of Denver’s offensive stars, Peyton Manning and Demaryius Thomas Miller is the No. 1 outside linebacker with a 97 overall rating. According to the Madden 16 site on easports.com: Miller returned...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr. wore Chris Harris Jr.-themed socks

NFL players like Chris Harris Jr. don't get to make fashion statements anymore.Credit Denver's top cover man for finding a loophole, exploiting it, and making light of the whole thing in joint Broncos-49ers practices. https://twitter.com/BroncosTV/status/636277917379506176That's some next-level trolling by Harris Jr., who's in line for another breakout season.Everyone will be wearing...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos injury update: Preseason Week 2

  The preseason is upon us, football fans. Last week, the opening week of preseason, many of the Denver Broncos starters sat. This time around, the superstars need to play and get that game-time feel back. Peyton Manning will be there, under center and throwing passes. As will Demaryius Thomas, likely in a limited role with Manning. And more stars — DeMarcus Ware, Chris Harris...
Via BSN Denver
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos sound pretty ready to co-star on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

The Broncos take on the Texans this week, stars of HBO's all-access "Hard Knocks" series.Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is ready for his close-up -- no matter how weird it gets.“That'd be kind of weird here just because you kind of do get a little bit more privacy,’’ cornerback Chris Harris Jr. told ESPN's Jeff Legwold. “That might be fun though. Give fans a look at how crazy...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos position preview: defensive line

Although not exactly an area of concern, the Broncos defensive line is a weakness when compared to the rest of the Denver defense, which includes a linebacker core composed of Pro Bowlers Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware and a backfield that has Pro Bowlers TJ Ward, Aqib Talib, and Chris Harris Jr.. The loss of nose tackle Terrance Knighton to free agency in the off season as well as...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Street named after Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr.

  Last season was a big one for Chris Harris Jr. He made his first Pro Bowl, his first All-Pro team and was recognized among the very best at his position in the entire NFL. Oh, and the 42 million dollar deal wasn’t too bad either. This season, Harris is in unfamiliar territory. He is no longer the dark horse. Everyone knows who he is and many argue that he may be the best cornerback...
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Three players to watch Friday

The Denver Broncos officially embark on their season Friday night when they travel to Seattle to take on the Seahawks. The first of four preseason games will not feature many of the team’s starters, including Chris Harris Jr., Peyton Manning and DeMarcus Ware. That will give opportunities to the young roster that the Broncos will rely on this season. Three players in particular...
Via Mile High Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler impresses in Broncos training camp

  Sunday fun day for the young guys. For the second time of training camp, it was veteran rest day, or “Brock Day” at Denver Broncos head quarters in Dove Valley. Peyton Manning and many other important veterans – Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware and Chris Harris were among them – sat on the sidelines while younger players got all the reps. For Osweiler, the fourth-year backup...
Via BSN Denver
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Talib: I'm not jealous of Harris' emergence, accolades

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Aqib Talib is still at the top of his game. Only, he finds himself often overshadowed by fellow University of Kansas alum Chris Harris Jr. Both of the Denver Broncos' starting cornerbacks had Pro Bowl seasons in 2014, each collecting 17 pass breakups, a sack and a forced fumble. Talib had eight more tackles (63 to 55) and four interceptions to Harris' three...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos position preview: Defensive Backs

Headlined by three returning pro-bowlers, the Denver Broncos boast one of the strongest secondaries in the NFL. Aqib Talib and Chris Harris were both elected to the Pro-Bowl after a strong season by Talib, which most expected, and a breakout season by Chris Harris after a debilitating ACL injury suffered the previous season. The return of Pro-Bowl safety T.J. Ward rounds out the...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Denver Broncos

Denver Broncos practice facility renamed UCHealth Training Center The Denver Broncos offensive line runs through drills at their first indoor practice at the new field house at Dove Valley on Nov. 12, 2014. Training Camp Quick Hits: Day 1 As it was at their current home from 2003-13 and in Greeley, Fort Collins and on 58th Street before that, the Broncos took the field to cheers...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Secondary watch

Training Camp Spotlight Focus   With training camp opening around the NFL this week, let’s take a look at one of the top teams heading into 2015, the Denver Broncos and specifically their secondary. While the expectation is rather clear that the Denver Broncos will be among the league’s elite, the defense and in this case their secondary will be a unit that will be closely...
Via EndZoneScore
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

CB Chris Harris says Broncos' defensive backs must prove they are a 'top secondary

The Denver Broncos defense will see less work if coach Gary Kubiak's plan to go ground and pound, but cornerback Chris Harris wants the opportunity for the defensive secondary to prove they are an elite unit. “We know what this team can do. I know what I can do, we know what this defense can do, and we know what the secondary can do. Now, we just have to go out and show people...
Via 60 Max Power O
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The 10 best players on the Denver Broncos 2015 roster

10. Chris Harris Jr.: Chris Harris Jr. has become a seasoned veteran since being signed by the Broncos as an undrafted free agent four years ago. Last season, Harris made his first Pro Bowl appearance after having 3 interceptions, 1 forced fumble and recovery, and 50 solo tackles. Harris Jr. has cemented his place at starting corner back alongside fellow Pro Bowler Aqib Talib....
Via isportsweb.com
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Who are the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL?

We continue our offseason rankings series with a look at the NFL’s top 10 cover men. 1. Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks — For the fourth consecutive season, opposing quarterbacks completed fewer than half of their passes and had a combined passer rating below 60.0 when throwing at Sherman, who was yet again a first-team All-Pro. 2. Darrelle Revis, New York Jets — The...
Via This Given Sunday
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Demaryius Thomas has a lot to learn from Chris Harris Jr.

The more these “talks” with Demaryius Thomas continue, the more light it shines on what a fellow teammate of his did. There always is back and forth between an organization and a player when it come to contract negotiations. The “importance” of a deal is only magnified in the digital age, when every Denver Broncos fan with a Twitter account plays general manager and owner...
Via BSN Denver
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL 100 Snub Has Denver Secondary Heated and Motivated for Revenge

The Denver Broncos feature a highly talented trio of secondary defenders, yet not one of them made it onto the NFL Network’s NFL 100 list in 2015. Undoubtedly, between T.J. Ward, Aqib Talib and Chris Harris, at least one of them deserved to make the list, yet when all 100 players were announced, all three had been forgotten. This snub isn’t being received well, to say the least...
Via Sportsnaut
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos position breakdown: Top cornerback group in NFL

  The Denver Broncos have long been an offensive-first team, but it’s hard to ignore what may be their most talent-filled position on the roster; cornerback. Chris Harris Jr. has proven to be the best cornerback in the entire NFL and the fourth-best player in the league according to Pro Football Focus. He’s so gifted – and also an incredibly hard worker – that we called...
Via BSN Denver
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos linebackers the most sure tackling in NFL

  Pro Football Focus sure has been focusing on the Denver Broncos lately. Or, maybe the Broncos just have some of the most talented players in the NFL today. PFF named Chris Harris their No. 4 best player in the NFL, making him the most underrated player in the league since he was left off the NFL’s Top 100 list by fellow players. They also said Emmanuel Sanders is the NFL’s...
Via BSN Denver
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

30 Questions: Can Harris stay perfect in 2015?

Chris Harris is almost perfect – he allowed zero touchdowns and not a single pass play greater than 22 yards in 2014 – but even the best players in the NFL can’t be perfect forever. Last season the University of Kansas product had 72 combined tackles, 62 total tackles, 10 assisted tackles, one interception, six defended passes and one stuff, not to mention the zero TDs. After...
Via Mile High Sports
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Harris Jr. and Von Miller believe big years are ahead of them

Chris Harris Jr. and Von Miller both went to the Pro Bowl following the 2014 season. It wasn't an easy rode for either player as they were both coming off a torn ACL in the 2013 season. Harris remember his 2014 offseason very clearly. He spent all of his time rehabbing trying to get healthy for the season."Man, that’s easy, I was here, in the building, rehabbing my knee, every...
Via Fox Sports
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Denver Broncos Safety Says Chris Harris Snubbed by NFL’s Top 100 List

FOXBORO, MA – NOVEMBER 02: Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots evades a tackle by Chris Harris Jr. #25 of the Denver Broncos during the first quarter at Gillette Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Current Washington Redskins and former Denver Broncos safety Duke Ihenacho took to Twitter to defend former teammate...
Via The Sports Journal
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Harris Jr. snubbed in NFL Network’s Top 100 list

For those keeping an eye on the NFL Networks’ top 100 players of 2015, Wednesday night revealed No.’s 20-11 and there were three cornerbacks listed who were ranked amongst players from across the league. None of them led the league in fewest yards allowed and none of them was named Chris Harris Jr. Analysts across the league can attest to the Broncos developing their own top...
Via Mile High Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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