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Cornerback - CB

What is Cornerback - CB?

A defensive player among the defensive backfield or "secondary" who is mainly responsible for defending against passes and making tackles on offensive players. Cornerbacks are generally fast and agile, as they need to keep up with wide receivers.  

Sporting Charts explains Cornerback - CB

Cornerbacks need to be good at various skills including reading the quarterback, reading routes, intercepting and batting down passes, tackling and playing in single and zone coverage.

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