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Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?  

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From breaking up passes to making tackles on receivers, the top NFL cornerbacks play an important role on the field. They've got to be quick, powerful, and fearsome—and all the players on this list of NFL cornerbacks are just that. Whether they're a part of an impenetrable duo or are simply known as one of the best defenders in football, who do you think are the best cornerbacks in the NFL right now?

When it comes to current cornerbacks, few hold down the position better than players like Jalen Ramsey, Xavier Rhodes, and Casey Hayward. However, you've also got to consider guys like Patrick Peterson, who may be one of the best Arizona Cardinals, not to mention Darius Slay, A.J. Bouye, and Josh Norman, among others. In short, there are plenty of killer corners out there going up against the best wide receivers, but only one can be considered the very best. Who's your pick?

Check out the list of current cornerbacks below and give votes to the players you think are at the top of their class. While you're at it, cast a vote for the best linebackers in the NFL today.

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Dre Kirkpatrick is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
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Robert Alford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
kwillymac added Atlanta Falcons