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Niner Report|March 2021
CORNERBACKS

William Jackson III, Bengals 6-0 • 196 pounds • 27 years old

Jackson played 2020 on a fifth-year option, which shows how much Cincinnati valued him. His best season was in 2017 with 14 PDs and a pick, but has been a little up and down since. He has world-class speed, running faster than 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash. He has had a couple of season-ending injuries: 2016 (pectoral) and 2019 (shoulder).

Shaquill Griffin, Seahawks 6-0 • 194 • 25

Despite missing four games last year with a knee injury, Griffin still managed 3 interceptions and 12 PDs in 12 starts. He has 48 PDs in four seasons, so he gets his hands on a lot of passes and made the Pro Bowl in 2019. He could be a candidate to move to safety in the future, a position he played some in college.

Patrick Peterson, Cardinals 6-1 • 203 • 30

Peterson is coming off an average season by his standards, but he still had 3 picks, 8 PDs and 60 tackles. He is amazingly durable for the injury-laden CB position, playing all 16 games in nine of 10 seasons. He might not be the player he was in his prime, but the eight-time Pro Bowler is still very good.

Xavier Rhodes, Colts 6-1 • 218 • 30

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