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Chiefs cornerbacks played aggressively, and once officials flagged their handsy coverage, they failed to adjust.What went wrong for the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes in a brutal Super Bowl defeat|Adam Kilgore|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
His unit is the NFL’s top-ranked run defense and often forces opponents to throw, but the Bucs lack a top-flight cover cornerback and their secondary is liable to allow big plays.
He had matched up his best cornerback, Carlton Davis, against Hill, but Davis was beaten 11 times for 223 yards and all three of Hill’s touchdowns.Predictions for Super Bowl LV: Lots of scoring, plus a concern for Patrick Mahomes|John Clayton|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
The Chiefs’ secondary has improved greatly since Brady carved them up in the AFC championship game two years ago, and the play of their cornerbacks in man coverage against the Bills was impressive.
Just a few snaps after rotational cornerback Rashad Fenton was put in, he caught a tipped pass for an interception in the red zone that all but sealed the game.The Chiefs Defense Used Four Big Safeties To Get To The Super Bowl|Josh Hermsmeyer|January 28, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
John Johnson, who played both wingback and cornerback for Army in 1964, felt the same way.
Antonio Cromartie The athletic but injury prone cornerback, along with his 28 career interceptions, was released by the Jets.First Mega-Deal Is Done as the NFL’s Free Agent Scrap Begins|Ben Teitelbaum|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The faces attached to this debate are Denver quarterback Peyton Manning and Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman.
Michigan cornerback Charles Woodson is often said to be the only defensive player to take home the trophy in 1997.The Heisman ‘Bad Boys’: Jameis Winston, Johnny Manziel, and Who Should Really Win|Allen Barra|December 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sure, it was completely broken coverage by cornerback Chris Culliver, who made headlines earlier this week for anti-gay remarks.