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Position Analysis: Cornerbacks

Morris Claiborne (Marvin Gentry/US Presswire)

The Vikings have a need and the draft has some solutions at cornerback. The rankings will be in the eye of each NFL team in the draft (and specific for scheme), but we review the strengths and weaknesses of the top dozen cornerback prospects.

POSITION OVERVIEW: With the increased focus on the passing game in the NFL and the record-setting numbers that were established last year, the cornerback position has become as vital as it has ever been as defensive coordinators try to counteract the explosion of pass-happy offenses. This year's draft class is clearly led by LSU's Morris Claiborne, but the talent pool runs deep and, given the... Recommended Stories