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The Best Minnesota Vikings Cornerbacks Of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 2.1k votes 279 voters 4.3k views41 items

Big fan of Minnesota football? Then check out this list of Minnesota Vikings cornerbacks with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting cornerback from throughout Minnesota Vikings history, including current cornerbacks and past ones. An important part of the Minnesota defensive backfield, the CB position requires fast players to cover receivers, defend against pass offenses, and make tackles. Featuring 2018-2019 Vikings and some of the greatest NFL cornerbacks of all time, the best Vikings CBs include Antoine Winfield, Trae Waynes, Xavier Rhodes, Fred Smoot, and Cedric Griffin.

Who are the best cornerbacks in Minnesota Vikings history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Minnesota Vikings starting cornerback.

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  • Antoine Winfield1
    164
    26

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

  • Carl Lee2
    101
    18

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

  • Xavier Rhodes3
    136
    53

    Xavier Rhodes

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

  • Bobby Bryant4
    83
    24

    Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

  • Nate Wright5
    46
    23

    Nate Wright

    Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

  • Audray McMillian6
    33
    16

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

  • Cedric Griffin7
    51
    38

    Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

  • Ed Sharockman8
    38
    24

    Seasons: 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

  • Issiac Holt9
    31
    17

    Issiac Holt

    Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

  • Corey Fuller10
    36
    22

    Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

  • Trae Waynes11
    62
    57

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

  • Dewayne Washington12
    31
    22

    Dewayne Washington

    Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

  • Captain Munnerlyn13
    42
    48

    Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014

  • Najee Mustafaa14
    18
    18

    Najee Mustafaa

    Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

  • Willie Teal15
    21
    24

    Willie Teal

    Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

  • John Turner16
    13
    13

    John Turner

    Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979

  • Earsell Mackbee17
    17
    21

    Earsell Mackbee

    Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966

  • Jimmy Hitchcock18
    21
    28

    Seasons: 1999

  • Nate Allen19
    11
    15

    Seasons: 1976

  • Brian Williams20
    18
    25

    Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

  • John Swain21
    7
    11

    John Swain

    Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982

  • Charlie West22
    13
    20

    Seasons: 1972, 1971

  • Rufus Bess23
    9
    15

    Rufus Bess

    Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983

  • Ken Irvin24
    9
    17

    Ken Irvin

    Seasons: 2003

  • Kenny Wright25
    10
    18

    Kenny Wright

    Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999