Bucs are best in the NFC
In honor of the holiday season, Eric Allen hands out his rankings of the cornerbacks in the NFC.
The best set of cornerbacks in the NFC clearly belongs to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have the tandem of Brian Kelly and Ronde Barber. They've been on top of the game for years and have done it all. They were a large part of the Bucs' Super Bowl championship. They have been part of a defense that has finished the season ranked No. 1 in the league. They've scored touchdowns, intercepted passes and have generally been shutdown corners.
Contrary to popular belief, this team doesn't just run Cover 2; they run a myriad of different coverages just like any other defense in the league. Barber and Kelly are extremely intelligent students of the game who are successful because of the combination of inherent talent and hard work.
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