<p> Denver Broncos standout cornerback Chris Harris met today with Dr. James Andrews and is considered ahead of schedule in his rehabilitation from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.</p> <p> He was cleared to return to practice on a limited basis in non-contact drills.</p> <p> Harris is expected to return, at the latest, by the second game or third game of the NFL regular season, according to a source close to the situation.</p> <p> Harris remains on the Broncos’ physically unable to perform list.</p> <p> “It went well, it couldn’t have gone any better,” the source told National Football Post. “It was definitely a good checkup, very positive.”</p> <p> Harris recently estimated that he’s 85 percent recovered from the injury.</p> <p> A former undrafted free agent, Harris has established himself as one of the top young cornerbacks in the game prior to his injury. He’s playing this season under a second-round, $2.187 million tender.</p> <p> Follow me on Twitter: <a href=”http://www.twitter.com/RavensInsider”>@RavensInsider</a></p> <p> Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun</p>
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he’s a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.