On Thursday, Bucky Brooks gave his Top 5 NFL cornerbacks of 2016. Aqib Talib made the list, but Chris Harris Jr. is curiously missing. Instead, the Kansas City Chiefs Marcus Peters was on the list. The kid had a ton of interceptions, but was burned for big plays far more often. I think I'd take the shut down Harris over the burned deep Peters every day of the week.
Frankly, I didn't expect that tweet to start a little spat between Harris and Brooks, but I'm certainly glad Harris joined me in calling Brooks out.
You may recall, as all of Broncos Country would, that Brooks had first the New England Patriots, then the Carolina Panthers shredding this defense in the playoffs.
Bucky should should stuck with his assessment of the Denver Broncos defense from October, when he noted that they could be one of the best defenses of all-time. But hey, none of us are perfect ... or right.
Eric Goodman and Les Shapiro from The Afternoon Drive mentioned LaDainian Tomlinson's comments about there being no shut down corners in the NFL anymore, which also ties into Bucky Brook's column from Thursday. They talked about it with former Broncos safety Nick Ferguson who agreed that Harris is about as good as a shut down corner as you could get in the NFL today.
Bay Area radio guy Dave Feldman discusses with Eric and Less whether or not Colin Kaepernick will end being with the Denver Broncos in 2016.