The Broncos have already agreed to trade veteran WR Emmanuel Sanders to the 49ers for draft compensation and Jason La Canfora reports that Denver is also getting a “lot of interest” in DE Derek Wolfe and CB Chris Harris from teams.
Both Harris and Wolfe are in the final year of their respective contracts and set to be unrestricted free agents in 2020, so it would make a lot of sense for the Broncos to auction them off for the highest return before next week’s trade deadline.
Harris, 30, wound up signing on with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent out of Kansas back in 2011. He has played all seven years of his NFL career in Denver.
Harris was entering the final year of his five-year, $42.5 million contract that included a $10 million signing bonus and was set to make a base salary of $7.8 million for the 2019 season when Denver signed him to a new, one-year, $12.05 million deal this offseason.
In 2019, Harris has appeared in four games for the Broncos and recorded 12 total tackles, no interceptions and one pass defense.
Wolfe, 29, is a former second-round pick of the Broncos back in 2012. He’s entering the final year of his four-year, $36.7 million contract that included $17.5 million guaranteed and stands to make a base salary of $8 million for the 2019 season.
In 2019, Wolfe has appeared in four games for the Broncos and recorded 12 total tackles with no sacks so far. He’s rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 86 interior defender out of 104 qualifying players.
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