Right now, the Browns have only one cornerback who provides anything approaching tight coverage: Joe Haden.
And he does it well enough to be recognized as one of the NFL’s very best at his position.
But after Haden and his Pro Bowl/All-Pro credentials, the Browns have a significant drop-off at cornerback.
That’s what makes it such an important area for the team to address in free agency and the draft.
Among the potential top cornerbacks to hit the free-agent market are Brent Grimes (Miami Dolphins), Aqib Talib (New England Patriots), and Alterraun Verner (Tennessee Titans).
Highly rated cornerbacks in the draft include Darqueze Dennard (Michigan State), Justin Gilbert (Oklahoma State), Jason Varrett (TCU), and Marcus Roberson (Florida).
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