The Denver Broncos have been fairly quiet when it comes to shaking up their roster over the past month, but on Wednesday morning, they did make a couple of moves to re-shuffle their depth at the cornerback position.
Nixon, 26, was drafted in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL Draft along with fellow Tulane corner Lorenzo Doss, playing in just two games over his two years with the Broncos.
http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1784455-limited-offer-get-3-month... The 28-year-old Lewis Harris entered the league as an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee-Chattanooga in 2012 before catching on with the Cincinnati Bengals where he spent the better part of five seasons, including two under then-secondary coach Vance Joseph, Denver's new leader.
Lewis-Harris has notched 10 tackles (8 solo), one interception, two passes defensed and four special-teams stops in his career. Harris will wear Nixon's number 39 with the Broncos.
Of course, this roster transaction leaves the Broncos with a bit of a redundancy at cornerback, with two players with the first name Chris and a surname Harris. One is a first-team All-Pro and the other isn't even a lock to make the roster, but it makes you wonder if the Broncos would consider trying to coax former Chicago Bears safety Chris Harris out of retirement and form a Bermuda Triangle of Chris Harrises in the secondary.
Okay, maybe that's "unlikely," but so was having two tight ends in the NFL named Zack Miller that both wore 86.