Undrafted CBs Make Broncos’ Porter An Afterthought

November 6, 2012 4:13 PM

Undrafted CBs Make Broncos’ Porter An Afterthought
" ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Just a month ago, Tracy Porter in street clothes on the Denver sideline was a welcome sight for any opposing quarterback.

Now teams might actually prefer to see him back on the football field.

Porter, who leads the NFL with three game-sealing interceptions since 2009, hasn’t played in a month while dealing with problems related to a seizure he had over the summer. He hasn’t been missed on the field by the Broncos (5-3), however, because two cornerbacks sporting big chips on their shoulders after going undrafted out of college are playing so well in his absence.

Combined, Chris Harris and Tony Carter have allowed just 23 completions in 59 attempts, and Carter is the toughest cornerback in the NFL to complete a pass against, according to STATS LLC.

Tony Carter and Chris Harris on Xfinity Monday Live! (credit: CBS)

Moving into the starting lineup opposite Champ Bailey, Harris has allowed only 16 completions in 34 passes thrown his way, and he’s broken up a half-dozen throws "

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