cornerback


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a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

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The speculation surrounding Butler comes after ESPN reported Thursday that the Patriots agreed to a deal with Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore on a five-year, $65 million contract with $40 million in guarantees.
Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and running back De'Anthony Thomas have not yet announced if they will stay or go pro.
He ll be a great addition to our cornerback corps," Eagles coach Andy Reid told NFL.
The Patriots will likely enter that game with a starting cornerback tandem of sophomore Darius Butler and rookie Devin McCourty.
Verner already has a big role in UCLA's nickel package, but he could get more time at cornerback behind Rodney Van.
It's imperative for the cornerback to get his eyes back on the receiver because the receiver will take the cornerback to the ball.
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.
Favourites New England, a best-priced 7-2 for the 2009 Super Bowl, are some of the shrewdest recruiters of talent around and they bolstered a position of weakness by trading down from seven to ten in the first round before picking cornerback Jerod Mayo.
Shareece stepped up in the bye week,'' starting cornerback Terrell Thomas said.
If the cornerback is playing up or tight, run a deep "Go" route by him.
The Eagles signed Asomugha to a five-year $60 million in 2011, but he has failed to live up to expectations after being labeled the best cornerback in the NFL in eight seasons the Oakland Raiders.
He was a consensus selection at cornerback in the NFL's all-star team for this season.
Norris likely to redshirt: Injured cornerback Michael Norris, who is yet to play because of a torn ligament in his knee, said he would redshirt, unless UCLA suffered an injury to one of its cornerbacks.
Falcons cornerback Jason Webster (groin) is doubtful but defensive tackle Grady Jackson (knee) and offensive tackle Todd Weiner (knee) should be fit.
The coach said he was surprised USC does not employ ``off technique,'' which makes the cornerback backpedal and cover the receiver instead of turning sideways and running.