Chris Harris Talks Cam Newton, Panthers, Shoulder Injury After Super Bowl 50 Win

February 8, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. played an integral role in his team's 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 with five tackles and a sack Sunday.
After the game, he was happy to talk about how he and his defensive back teammates felt confident they could slow down MVP quarterback Cam Newton, per Curtis Crabtree of Pro Football Talk.
“We dared him to throw,” Harris said. “The game plan was, can you throw on us? Me, (Aqib) Talib and (Bradley) Roby. We knew he couldn’t throw on us.”
Newton, who threw for 35 touchdowns during the regular season, completed just 18 of 41 passes for 265 yards and an interception. Harris said the pressure was too much for Newton, per Crabtree:

We were too aggressive, man. He was tired of getting hit. I watched the film all week, man. They did not play nobody on defense that plays like us. They had an easy schedule. We went through the gauntlet. We went (Tom) Brady twice. B...

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