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