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Broncos' Chris Harris Jr. is an unsung hero deserving of the Pro Bowl

Our question of the week asks us who is the unsung hero of the Denver Broncos.

When you're GMC Professional Grade, you perform at a high level day in and day out, whether you're noticed or not. As we enter the Fourth Quarter of the season, who is your team's unsung hero?

We've been singing the praises of this "unsung" hero for years now, but somehow, Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. still falls through the cracks of national media attention.

Just look at the latest Pro Bowl voting update - Harris doesn't crack the Top 10 of vote-getters.

1. Darrelle Revis, New England Patriots
2. Aqib Talib, Denver Broncos
3. Kyle Fuller, Chicago Bears
4. Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks
5. Leodis McKelvin, Buffalo Bills
6. Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals
7. Brent Grimes, Miami Dolphins
8. Prince Amukamara, New York Giants
9. Joe Haden, Cleveland Browns
10. Antoine Cason, Carolina Panthers

This is an example of big-name players getting on solely on reputation. Anyone who has watched the Denver Broncos this year knows Harris is lining up against opposing team's #1 wide receivers just as often as Talib, but thanks to headlines around his big offseason contract, Talib is the guy getting your votes. Meanwhile, all Harris does is shut opponents down.

  • Harris has PFF's best grade for a cornerback in 2014, +17.3
  • Harris has the best (lowest) opposing quarterback rating for attempts into his coverage: 41.7.
  • Among cornerbacks who have played 75% of their team's snaps, Harris has allowed the fewest yards, 193. The next lowest yardage total is 322.

It's time everyone did their part. Vote for Harris in the Pro Bowl. He deserves this award. Do it!

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