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Top 10 NFL Cornerbacks 2013: Richard Sherman Is Better Than You

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 15:  Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after making an interception i
SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 15: Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after making an interception in the second half against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on September 15, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

At no point in the NFL's history have teams put such a premium on the shutdown cornerback. Why? Because if you can eliminate a quarter of the field, you then significantly reduce the offense's ability to be creative and score points. With the rise of the passing game, defenses need guys who can cover the elite receivers in today's game.

Here is a list of the league's top cornerbacks:

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Top Ten NFL Cornerbacks

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