Pat Surtain II talks about Broncos locker room and pick-six on McAfee show
Pat Surtain II joined the Pat McAfee Show to talk about the locker room in Denver and his pick-six against Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers.
Pat Surtain II is coming off one of the best games of his rookie season this past Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. Surtain recorded:
- 4 Solo Tackles
- 2 INTs for 70 yards
- 1 TD
- 2 PBU
Surtain had his breakout game everyone was looking for in a crucial divisional game. He has been playing exceptionally well throughout the whole season and claiming his spot as a true CB1.
George Paton took some heat when taking the young stud from Alabama with the ninth overall pick because many thought the Broncos should have selected Justin Fields. It’s safe to say that as of right now, Surtain is looking to be that franchise corner Denver has always had.
The comparisons of Champ Bailey to Surtain is truly something special and all of Broncos Country should be excited for this young man.
Even as a rookie, Surtain has a legitimate shot at making the Pro Bowl. According to Aric DiLalla, he is tied for second in interceptions, second in passes defended, and tied for first in touchdowns amongst AFC cornerbacks.
The AFC Defensive Player of the Week joined The Pat McAfee Show with co-host AJ Hawk, and the boys to talk about the locker room and his pick-six versus the Chargers.
Pat Surtain joins Pat McAfee in a great conversation.
McAfee starts off by saying that it has been a “surprising year” for the Broncos and mentions the loss of Von Miller. He leads on to ask how the locker room has been and how the season has been shaping up.
Pat Surtain said that the loss of Miller was “key” and continued to say the following:
AJ Hawk mentions Vic Fangio and how he is a defensive coach like Nick Saban was for Surtain back in college. Hawk proceeds to ask if Fangio is heavily involved in the game planning and the defense.
The best part about the interview was when McAfee mentioned when Surtain was “speeding in school zones” on his pick-six against Justin Herbert. McAfee said that per Next Gen Stats, Surtain was running at 22.07 mph.
The response from Surtain is freakingly good regarding his touchdown and his speed.
While explaining his touchdown, he then goes on to say at the end that he could get a faster time than what he got last Sunday against the Chargers. If this is the case, Paton and the Broncos got a one-of-a-kind in Surtain.
His speed on the pick-six was the fastest speed by a defensive player carrying the ball over the last five seasons.
Denver Broncos have a golden opportunity to take control of the AFC West
The Denver Broncos have a golden opportunity to take control of the AFC West and it all starts on Sunday Night on prime time against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Surtain gave a great interview to McAfee, Hawk, and the boys on Thursday. You can watch the whole interview on YouTube on The Pat McAfee Show (2:29:40-2:40:55).