Denver Broncos: What does the team still need?

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Cornerback

The Broncos made the trade for Bouye because the handwriting was on the wall: Chris Harris was almost certainly going to sign somewhere else. That came true when he agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Chargers.

It would have been great to see Harris and Bouye on the field together, but without Harris, the Broncos will need to turn to Bryce Callahan. Fans were excited when the team signed Callahan last offseason, mainly due to his familiarity with Vic Fangio and his defense.

Then Callahan ended up missing the entire season with a bad foot.

The Broncos knew he had foot surgery following the 2018 season and still signed him, the foot just never fully healed as expected.

The Broncos will need to count on Callahan to be the player they thought they were getting when they signed him. Isaac Yiadom, Davontae Harris and Duke Dawson are guys that will be used in sub-packages at best and the team doesn’t want to have to count on them as every-down players. That experiment already failed with Yiadom.

The Broncos did bring back De’Vante Bausby as well and he has some upside but is coming off an injury as well.

The team should use a day two pick to grab another cornerback to add to this group. The team can rely on the group it has so long as Callahan comes back and plays a full season, but there just needs to be more overall talent at this position, especially when the high-powered passing attack of the Kansas City Chiefs is in the division.