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Chris Harris Jr. eager for start of OTAs

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo.** –-  After being named the top cornerback in 2014 by Pro Football Focus, Denver Bronco Chris Harris Jr. continues to look forward.

With the addition of a new defensive coordinator in Wade Phillips and defensive backs coach in Joe Woods, Harris remains eager to dive right into the new defensive scheme for the upcoming season.

"We've just been walking through the defense and learning that," said Harris. "We haven't been able to go against anybody, so it's about that time to be able to compete and try to make each other better and really go out there and try to learn the defense going against somebody. I think that's going to be great for us. We need a head start with this new staff."

The Broncos secondary not only welcomes a new defensive backs coach and coordinator, but also new faces that will look to crack into the lineup for the 2015 season. Harris says the fresh talent in workouts only intensifies the competition leading up to OTAs. 

"When you get new coaches, guys get a new fire because they get a new chance to make their first appearance in front of these coaches," said Harris. "Guys are hungry and want to be able to make the team. Even through we have a lot of guys coming back, there are still lots of slots open for guys to make this team. There's going to be a lot of great competition."

Even with the urgency surrounding the offseason competition already brewing, the Pro-Bowler isn't worried about refueling his fire: "You know me, I'm always ready to compete."

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