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Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?

List RulesVote up the top lockdown cornerbacks in the NFL today.

Who is the best cornerback in the NFL right now? 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? What would your rankings look like?

When it comes to current cornerbacks, few hold down the CB position better than players like Jalen Ramsey, Xavier Rhodes, and Casey Hayward. However, you've also got to consider long time vets like Patrick Peterson, not to mention Darius Slay, A.J. Bouye, and Marshon Lattimore, 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. 

Vote up the best current cornerbacks in the NFL below and help deide which cornerback is 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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  • 1
    Los Angeles Rams
    1,247
    869

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceSmyrna, Tennessee

  • 2
    JoeyCramer addedGreen Bay Packers
    797
    542

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 3
    New England Patriots
    1,334
    939

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceRock Hill, South Carolina

  • 4
    Buffalo Bills
    963
    674

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana

  • 5
    Dallas Cowboys
    61
    16

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceGaithersburg, Maryland

  • 6
    New Orleans Saints
    854
    700

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio

  • 7

    Darius Slay

    Philadelphia Eagles
    862
    719

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceBrunswick, Georgia

  • 8
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    Marlon Humphrey

    Baltimore Ravens
    103
    55

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceHoover, Alabama

  • 9
    Minnesota Vikings
    798
    687

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida

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  • 10
    Footballfan101 addedMiami Dolphins
    289
    228

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceNew Britain, Connecticut

  • 11
    kwillymac addedDenver Broncos
    573
    486

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

  • 12
    Baltimore Ravens
    550
    469

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceOakland, California

  • 13
    LuckyDarth123 added

    James Bradberry

    New York Giants
    82
    45

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplacePleasant Grove, Alabama

  • 14

    Casey Hayward

    Las Vegas Raiders
    489
    429

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplacePerry, Georgia

  • 15

    A.J. Bouye

    Carolina Panthers
    446
    458

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceTucker, Georgia

  • 16
    Miami Dolphins
    27
    11

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

  • 17
    New England Patriots
    23
    7

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceImmokalee, Florida

  • 18
    Cleveland Browns
    20
    6

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceSouthampton, New York

  • 19
    LuckyDarth123 addedMiami Dolphins
    242
    270

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceNyack, New York

  • 20
    Denver Broncos
    17
    6

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplacePlantation, Florida

  • 21
    Washington Football Team
    249
    313

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

  • 22
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    Desmond King

    Houston Texans
    32
    33

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

  • 23
    Kansas City Chiefs
    13
    7

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceMinden, Louisiana

  • 24

    Xavier Rhodes

    Indianapolis Colts
    484
    643

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

  • 25
    Carolina Panthers
    13
    9

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplaceAlpharetta, Georgia