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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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Stephon Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
New England Patriots
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Tre'Davious White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Buffalo Bills
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Jalen Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Jacksonville Jaguars
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Marshon Lattimore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
New Orleans Saints
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Richard Sherman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
San Francisco 49ers
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Jaire Alexander is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
JoeyCramer added Green Bay Packers
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Darius Slay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Darius Slay Detroit Lions
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Patrick Peterson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Arizona Cardinals
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Kyle Fuller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
kwillymac added Kyle Fuller Chicago Bears
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Casey Hayward is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Casey Hayward Los Angeles Chargers
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Xavier Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Xavier Rhodes Minnesota Vikings
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Jason McCourty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
LuckyDarth123 added Tennessee Titans
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A.J. Bouye is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
A.J. Bouye Jacksonville Jaguars
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Byron Jones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
SuperUnicorn33 added Byron Jones
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Marcus Peters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Los Angeles Rams
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Jimmy Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Zack Scott added Baltimore Ravens
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Desmond Trufant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Desmond Trufant Atlanta Falcons
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Aqib Talib is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Los Angeles Rams
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Jonathan Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Joe Elliott added Jonathan Jones Auburn Tigers football
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Kendall Fuller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Kansas City Chiefs
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Kareem Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
LuckyDarth123 added Kareem Jackson Alabama Crimson Tide Football, Houston Texans
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Janoris Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Janoris Jenkins New York Giants
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Josh Norman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Washington Redskins
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William Jackson III is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Cincinnati Bengals
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Malcolm Butler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who is the Best Cornerback in the NFL Right Now?
Tennessee Titans