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a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

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Patrick Peterson has just become the highest cornerback to ever play the game after signing a five-year, $70 million deal extension with the St.
The Ducks announced Thursday night on Twitter junior cornerback Terrance Mitchell will declare for the NFL draft, becoming the first Oregon player to make that decision after quarterback Marcus Mariota and center Hroniss Grasu both announced they would return.
The Philadelphia Eagles plucked Nnamdi Asomugha from the free agent market on Friday, signing the Pro Bowl cornerback to a five-year contract, the National Football League (NFL) team said.
Last night, the Patriots placed cornerback Leigh Bodden on injured reserve.
Brilliant cornerbacks have still found an edge, some more enterprisingly than others.
The Trojans play press coverage, which means the cornerbacks position themselves at the line of scrimmage before dropping into zone coverage.
Receiver Marty Booker (ankle) and cornerback Travis Daniels (ankle) are questionable.
Williams, a 6-foot-5, 240-pound sophomore, will give UCLA's smaller cornerbacks a matchup problem.
Saints safety Bryan Scott (hamstring) is out and cornerback Dejuan Groce (hamstring) is questionable.
It's very rare that a freshman starts at cornerback, but that's what I want to do.
Washington - which began the season with a lack of depth at cornerback when Chris Handy was ruled academically ineligible and Qwenton Freeman (now at Arizona) wasn't admitted to school - saw starter Matt Fountaine injure his sternum against the Irish.
Freshman cornerbacks Cary Harris and Kevin Thomas will try to win the position, although each has been inconsistent through training camp.
College coaches from USC, Michigan and Central Florida will work the camp and counselors include Redskins cornerback Shawn Springs, former UCLA cornerback Matt Ware and former USC cornerbacks Kevin Arbet and Kris Richard.
The re-signing of leading receiver Jerry Porter on Tuesday and the ability of quarterback Kerry Collins to throw long makes the Raiders dangerous in a division that has few top-notch cornerbacks at the moment other than Denver's Champ Bailey.
Rolle, considered among the league's top cover cornerbacks, was arrested last week on a domestic assault charge.