Top Ten Best Cornerbacks in NFL History

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21Ronnie LottV2 Comments
22Herb Adderley
23Cortland Finnegan
24Albert Lewis

Lewis played for 16 seasons. Standing 6-2 with 4.4 speed, Lewis had long reach and a big leap. 20 interceptions in his first 4 seasons. After that, opposing QBs avoided throwing the ball in his direction. He was named as the Chiefs MVP for the 1986 season, 4� - Pro Bowl selection (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990), 1st Team All-Pro (1989, 1990). Voted onto the Chiefs Hall of Fame, he was also a specialist at blocking kicks

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25Patrick PetersonPatrick Peterson is an American football cornerback and return specialist for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League.

Gave up one touchdown this year & was on that ridiculous Hail Mary! This dude has shut down haters & is far leagues above Sherman now!

Beyond overrated. Sure, he's good, but he's pitifully overrated and has gotten roasted by middling wide receivers on more than one occasion.

Patrick Peterson is the 2nd best

You go one bad bird!

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26Shawn Springs
27Lem Barney

Should be in top 10!

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28Antoine Winfield
29Carnell Lake

Carnell should be on everybodys top 10, but I'm betting people forget him. One of only a few players I have ever seen who could line up at CB one week and Safety the next and he was in the same mode as Rod Woodson! - tcfreeman69

Cornel Lake was a strong safety his entire career. He played linebacker in college at UCLA.

30Aeneas Williams

Some these guys ranked ahead of him aren't even in his league. Not a top five all time guy but at least top 15.

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31Dre Bly
32Terrence Newman
33Marcus Trufant
34Joe HadenJoseph Walter Haden III is an American football cornerback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.

Joe Haden is definitely the best in the league

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35Aqib TalibAqib Talib is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.

World class player still has time to prove he's on e of the best ever

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36Malcolm ButlerMalcolm Terel Butler is an American football cornerback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.

He's not the best but he's done something a lot of great corners can't say they've done and that's saving the SUPERBOWL

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37Brandon BrownerBrandon Kemar Browner is an American football cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.V1 Comment
38Jason VerrettV1 Comment
39Desmond TrufantDesmond Trufant is an American football cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.V2 Comments
40Sam Madison

Sam Madison was a beast 1997-2005 for the Dolphins 2006-2008 with the Giants he could catch he could tackle he could run he could really do it all he is an underdog in the footsteps of great players as in night train lane and Deion sanders and mostly LT

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