cornerback cornerback  /ˈkɔr nər ˌbæk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

Usage(s):

  1. It would be like trying to pretend that a defensive end could play cornerback.
  2. His last fling sailed right into the hands of Giants cornerback Corey Webster, setting up New York's shocking win.
  3. Investigators said the university violated NCAA rules by not reporting that cornerback cornerback Antonio Langham had illegally signed a contract with an agent.

News

  1. NFL Star Darrelle Revis Hoping To Inspire Kids At Youth Football Camp

    NFL cornerback Darrelle Revis, of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, addressed 130 boys and girls on the Aliquippa High School football field, where he was a star player.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS Pittsburgh

  2. Falcons fast-track Trufant, Alford at cornerback

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga -- The Atlanta Falcons' top draft picks, cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford, are being thrown into the proverbial football frying pan.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner: ‘I’d put my hands around Jim Harbaugh’s neck’

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner took exception to recent comments San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh made when he was asked about the Seahawks suspensions stemming from players using performance enhancing drugs.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

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Quotes

  1. "He was overdue, I'll tell you that," said Coryell, 82. "He's a great one. He's everything you would want in a professional football player. He was our best cornerback, best cover man, hell of a return man, too."
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Don Coryell Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "Adding a cornerback with Fernando's experience and production is a good opportunity for us," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said.
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Bill Belichick Source: SI.com

  3. "Fortunately, cornerback is a position of strength on our team and this will provide opportunities for increased playing time for our corners," Weis said.
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Charlie Weis Source: International Herald Tribune

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