With the Atlanta Falcons and their diversified, emerging aerial attack looming for Monday night, the Broncos could use all available hands at cornerback to try and stop
But for a second consecutive day, nickelback
"Can I run full speed? Can I cut and make breaks? It's a day-by-day thing," Harris said.
But the second-year cornerback believed he would be ready for Monday in spite of the time lost.
"I feel way better," said Harris. "I recover pretty fast. We have a great training staff. They'll get me ready."
One of his fellow second-year defensive backs was equally optimistic.
"Everything he does, he goes hard. If he plays this week, which I think he will, it's going to be a great attribute," safety
If Harris can't play,
"He understands what he's great at, and I think that's part of maturing when you're a pro, is knowing your strengths and knowing your weaknesses," Broncos CB
Carter has long been known for his speed above all else; he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.28 seconds at his pro day three years ago. But the speed has never translated to consistent play, and he has bounced around the league, being waived four times since 2009 -- including twice by the Broncos.
During those years, Carter played in just 10 games -- including two for the Broncos in last year's postseason.
"You see his speed, you see how quick he is. Now it's showing up because he understands how to play the game now," Bailey said.
INJURY NOTES: Joining Harris out of practice Friday was RG