Your Call - Brandon Marshall for David Harris and a 3rd-Round Pick

You've heard the reports, you've seen the Tweets.  The Broncos have reportedly let the New York Jets know that any deal for Brandon Marshall would require the inclusion of ILB David Harris.  Harris, a former 2nd-round pick from Michigan, has been a solid starter for the Jets and would instantly unseat Andra Davis  as the inside backer next to D.J. Williams.  The Broncos defense would get younger and more athletic.

The reports have also said the deal could include a 3rd-round pick as well, providing the Broncos the chance to acquire more talent in the 2010 Draft.

The downside?  Trading a dynamic young Wide Receiver who could be entering the prime of his career.  Of course, we all know the baggage.  Brandon Marshall has practiced just a handful of times since the Pro Bowl in February and admittedly has no clue what is going on in the playbook.  Even if Marshall changes his attitude and returns this weekend a new man, how long would it be before he could contribute?

He is coming off two different off-seasons of serious injuries and there is all of the off-field risk as well.  Did I mention he likely wants a new contract somewhere in the neighborhood of 7 years / $50 million??

All of those things have to be accounted for, so I ask you Broncos Country -

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Mile High Report

You must be a member of Mile High Report to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mile High Report. You should read them.

Join Mile High Report

You must be a member of Mile High Report to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mile High Report. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker