Top Ten Best Cornerbacks in NFL History

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21 Ronnie Lott V 2 Comments
22 Herb Adderley

He was the first player in superbowl history to get a defensive TD. the original shutdown cornerback

23 Cortland Finnegan
24 Patrick Peterson Patrick Peterson Patrick 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

Good cb should be at least top 15 if not 10 - lucassass

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25 Albert 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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26 Shawn Springs
27 Carnell 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.

28 Lem Barney

Should be in top 10!

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29 Antoine Winfield
30 Aeneas 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.

Ask Michael Irvin and jerry rice who shut them down aeneas Williams is top of all time

Shd be in the top 10

31 Dre Bly
32 Terrence Newman
33 Joe Haden Joe Haden Joseph 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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34 Marcus Trufant
35 Malcolm Butler Malcolm Butler Malcolm 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

Not the best but makes the biggest plays when they matter the most

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36 Aqib Talib Aqib Talib Aqib 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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37 Bob Jeter

Should be in the top 20

38 Brandon Browner Brandon Browner Brandon Kemar Browner is an American football cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. V 1 Comment
39 Frank Minnifield

Better than 3/4 of the guys on this list

40 Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
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