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a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

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On the other hand, Peterson considers his word war with Sherman not that personal, though he believes the Seahawks cornerback is thinking the other way around.
2 cornerback in this year's draft and projected as a first-round pick.
He ll be a great addition to our cornerback corps," Eagles coach Andy Reid told NFL.
The leading exponents of the cornerback position in today's pass-happy era have been forced to gamble for interceptions, which is the key to Samuel's game.
Cornerback Juran Bolden (thigh), linebacker Shelton Quarles (knee), tight end Elex Smith (ankle) and defensive tackle Ellis Wyms (ankle) are questionable for the Bucs.
With two of USC's top three cornerbacks (Terrell Thomas, Kevin Thomas, Cary Harris) having a combined 12 career starts, the Trojans seem to prefer to play with a bend-but-don't-break philosophy.
The Bruins' other starting cornerback, Rodney Van, is 5-11.
Receiver Matt Jones (groin), tight end Marcedes Lewis (ankle) and cornerback Rashean Mathis (knee) are worries for the Jaguars.
The Browns are missing cornerback Daylon McCutcheon (knee) and safety Brian Russell (elbow) is doubtful.
When I was a senior in high school, if I had a freshman cornerback, I'd start laughing and tell the quarterback to throw me the ball,'' Verner said.
In football, the 5-foot-10, 180-pounder earned first-team All-Southern Section honors after rushing for 1,650 yards with 52 receptions and 35 touchdowns -- along with 43 tackles and three interceptions as a cornerback -- helping Valencia to the Southern Section Div.
Minnesota at Detroit The Vikings are missing cornerback Fred Smoot (shoulder).
Vikings cornerback Fred Smoot and left tackle Bryant McKinnie pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from the team's raucous boat party last October.
Cornerback Dre Bly and linebackers Teddy Lehman and Earl Holmes are doubtful.
Even after back-to-back 2,000-yard rushing campaigns - the first player in Sylmar history to do so - Gable might be better suited to be a shut-down cornerback at the Division I college level.