Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is not underrated.
The definition of "underrated" is "to rate or evaluate too low; [to] underestimate." But the people that matter are no longer underestimating Harris.
The NFL's coaches and players no longer underestimate Harris — he's recognized as one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL. Some uneducated fans underrate Harris, and others don't even know who he is. But he's not underrated in the circles that matter.
With that said, I understand where NFL.com's Elliot Harrison is coming from — Harris is underrated among the NFL's average fans.
Harris is a Pro Bowler. So why is he here? Because he should be given the status of a Richard Sherman or a Darrelle Revis -- more so, I would say, than the widely lauded Patrick Peterson. According to the statheads at ProFootballFocus.com, Harris allowed just 7.7 yards per completion, far and away the lowest mark in the NFL.
You can tell a lot about a team based on their music selection during practices. And the Broncos, who opened Week 2 of their organized training activities Monday, thoroughly impressed with their old-school hip-hop lineup.
Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips also plans to turn Von Miller loose and give Bradley Roby some looks at safety in the weeks to come.
The Denver Broncos have a lot of star power on their defense, but two key players are eligible for new contracts at the end of this season. Both Von Miller and Malik Jackson are players who bring so much versatility and such steady play on that side of the ball, and entering contract years, the Broncos need to find a way to lock them both up.
C.J. Anderson never sounds different.
Running back Montee Ball is more than ready for his new rushing responsibilities in 2015.
On Monday, linebacker Shane Ray practiced for the first time with the Broncos. He also signed his first NFL contract.