[2017-18 NFL Position Power Rankings] The Cornerbacks (AFC)

You see that right there?

WAYYYYYYYYYYYY OVER THERE ——————–>

That’s the finish line and we are almost done with POWER RANKING NFL STARTERS! It’s a tradition we do at the beginning of the summer every year here at THE USB and once again I’m proud to say that we are close to wrapping up this feature once again.

But first! We must rank one of the most controversial positions in all of football. YES! I’m talking about the cornerbacks.

Oh, you think your team’s corners are the best in the NFL? Here’s your proof…..

LEZ DO DIS!!!!!!!!

 

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32. Vontae Davis (Indianapolis Colts)

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Age: 29
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: F
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 1
Previous Rankings: 16th (2016), 2nd (2015)


 

31. Joe Haden (Cleveland Browns)

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Age: 28
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: F
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: D
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 3
Previous Rankings: 29th (2016), 5th (2015)


 

30. Jason Verrett (Los Angeles Chargers)

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Age: 26
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: D
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: C+
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 1
Previous Rankings: 2nd (2016), 13th (2015)


 

29. Quincy Wilson (Indianapolis Colts)

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Age: 20
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: Rookie
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: Rookie
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): Rookie
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

28. Adoree’ Jackson (Tennessee Titans)

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Age: 21
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: Rookie
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: Rookie
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): Rookie
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

27. Tre’Davious White (Buffalo Bills)

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Age: 22
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: Rookie
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: Rookie
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): Rookie
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

26. Tony Lippett (Miami Dolphins)

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Age: 24
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: C
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 4
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

25. Marcus Williams (New York Jets)

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Age: 26
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: C
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: C-
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 2
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

24. Ronald Darby (Buffalo Bills)

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Age: 23
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: C-
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: A-
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 0
Previous Rankings: 2nd (2016)


 

23. David Amerson (Oakland Raiders)

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Age: 25
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: C+
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 2
Previous Rankings: 7th (2016)


 

22. Stephon Gilmore (New England Patriots)

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Age: 26
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: C
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: C+
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 5
Previous Rankings: 4th (2016), 9th (2015)


 

21. Dre Kirkpatrick (Cincinnati Bengals)

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Age: 27
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B-
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 3
Previous Rankings: 31st (2016)


 

20. Brandon Carr (Baltimore Ravens)

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Age: 31
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B-
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 1
Previous Rankings: 25th (2016), 30th (2015)


 

19. Johnathan Joseph (Houston Texans)

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Age: 33
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B-
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: B
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 0
Previous Rankings: 5th (2016), 10th (2015)


 

18. Jimmy Smith (Baltimore Ravens)

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Age: 28
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B-
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: B-
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 0
Previous Rankings: 26th (2016), 8th (2015)


 

17. Terrance Mitchell (Kansas City Chiefs)

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Age: 25
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 0
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

16. Morris Claiborne (New York Jets)

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Age: 27
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: A-
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: D
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 1
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

15. Artie Burns (Pittsburgh Steelers)

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Age: 22
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B-
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: D-
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 3
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

14. Kareem Jackson (Houston Texans)

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Age: 29
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 1
Previous Rankings: 24th (2016), 6th (2015)


 

13. Adam Jones (Cincinnati Bengals)

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Age: 33
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: C+
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 1
Previous Rankings: 8th (2016), 29th (2015)


 

12. Ross Cockrell (Pittsburgh Steelers)

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Age: 25
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: C+
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 0
Previous Rankings: 15th (2016)


 

11. Jamar Taylor (Cleveland Browns)

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Age: 26
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B+
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 3
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

10. Sean Smith (Oakland Raiders)

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Age: 29
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B+
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 2
Previous Rankings: 6th (2016), 4th (2015)


 

9. Logan Ryan (Tennessee Titans)

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Age: 26
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B+
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 2
Previous Rankings: 9th (2016)


 

8. Byron Maxwell (Miami Dolphins)

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Age: 29
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: A-
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: F
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 2
Previous Rankings: 25th (2016), 13th (2015)


 

7. Jalen Ramsey (Jacksonville Jaguars)

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Age: 22
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B+
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: B
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 2
Previous Rankings: 21st (2016)


 

6. Marcus Peters (Kansas City Chiefs)

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Age: 24
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: B+
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: B+
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 6
Previous Rankings: 12th (2016), 15th (2015)


 

5. Malcolm Butler (New England Patriots)

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Age: 27
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: A
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: C
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 4
Previous Rankings: 13th (2016), 14th (2015)


 

4. Casey Hayward (Los Angeles Chargers)

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Age: 27
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: A
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: C+
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 7
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

3. A.J. Bouye (Jacksonville Jaguars)

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Age: 25
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: A
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: C
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 1
Previous Rankings: Not ranked


 

2. Aqib Talib (Denver Broncos)

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Age: 31
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: A
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: B+
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 3
Previous Rankings: 10th (2016), 11th (2015)


 

1. Chris Harris (Denver Broncos)

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Age: 28
2016-17 Pass Coverage Grade: A+
2016-17 Run Defense Grade: C
Interceptions (for 2016-17 season): 2
Previous Rankings: 1st (2016), 1st (2015)

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