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#1 bLACKpANTHER

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:07 AM

Here are all the Corners that have gone in the Top 20 since 2007:
Who is Clainborne most comparable to?
Does Claiborne trump ALL?


2011 - Patrick Peterson - #5 to Arizona
2011 - Prine Amukamara - #19 to NY Giants

2010 - Joe Haden - #7 to Cleveland
2010 - Kareem Jackson - #20 Houston

2009 - Malcom Jenkins - #14 to New Orleans

2008 - Leodis McKelvin - #11 Buffalo
2008 - Dominique Rogers Cromartie - #16 to Arizona
2008 - Aquib Talib - #20 to Tampa Bay

2007 - Darrelle Revis - #14 to NY Jets
2007 - Leon Hall - #18 to Cincinnati
2007 - Aaron Ross - #20 to NY Giants

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:09 AM

I just watched a vid at nfl.com. It was said that Claiborne is one of six elite athletes in this draft, and therefore he will not fall past the Rams. http://www.nfl.com/v..._content_stream

To answer the question. Its hard to say he's better than Revis and DRC. Also, Prince, not Prine.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:18 AM

At this point, don't even know if he's better than Peterson.

If he as good as advertised, he won't be there at 9.


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Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:42 AM

Trump them how? He hasn't played a down.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:51 AM

  • I think Claiborne is as impressive as those guys were when they were in college but we'd have to see Claiborne play in the NFL before we can really compare them.


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Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:54 AM

I think he is as good a prospect as Joe Haden was.. I remember Joe Haden ran a poor 40 time at the combine, then redeemed himself at his proday.. identical to Claiborne. They are both elite in coverage. I don't remember Revis as a prospect.. did not pay attention to that position because CB wasn't a need back then.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:56 AM

Style wise, I'd like to compare him to Joe Haden out of those players. Both great play makers and have great ball skills.

Personally I think he is a better corner than Patrick Peterson.

And speaking of Haden, Janoris always seemed like the better corner at UF when they played together.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 11:39 AM

Claiborn and Kirkpatrick are basically Peterson and Amukamara of last year. With the exception there are 2 or 3 more good CBs in this draft. Honesty I would be happy with either and both will be impact players in the right situations.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 11:46 AM

I'd rate him in the middle of that pack of players, most scouts have him rated lower the PP7 from last draft.

His style is comparable to Haden as he's a coverage guy, but his skillset and athletic ability move him into the middle of that pack.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 11:48 AM

Claiborn and Kirkpatrick are basically Peterson and Amukamara of last year. With the exception there are 2 or 3 more good CBs in this draft. Honesty I would be happy with either and both will be impact players in the right situations.


Not too sure about that. I believe Claiborne and Janoris are the top two CBs (Jenkins could have been the top CB taken if it wasn't for his past).

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 12:06 PM

Not too sure about that. I believe Claiborne and Janoris are the top two CBs (Jenkins could have been the top CB taken if it wasn't for his past).


To each his own. Like I said there are some really good CBs in this draft. I just think Kirkpatrick is above him with his size and his tackling ability.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 12:21 PM

Think I would have to say Claiborne resembles DRC the most. As for Kirkpatrick, he's always been one of my favorite prospects mostly because of how much he reminds me of Chris Gamble. I'd love fore Chris to be able to mentor Dre.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 12:30 PM

Think I would have to say Claiborne resembles DRC the most. As for Kirkpatrick, he's always been one of my favorite prospects mostly because of how much he reminds me of Chris Gamble. I'd love fore Chris to be able to mentor Dre.


Agreed and there is a reason that the Panthers have not interviewed any CBs. Its cause they dont want to show there hand on who they like the most. Either that or they are happy with Capt. and I hope thats not the case...

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 12:33 PM

Agreed and there is a reason that the Panthers have not interviewed any CBs. Its cause they dont want to show there hand on who they like the most. Either that or they are happy with Capt. and I hope thats not the case...



Yea, it's doubtful that Claiborne falls to them. There really isn't another CB worth taking at 9, so they would most likely target one in the second round. Either that or they like Hogan to be the starter...

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 01:32 PM

Yea, it's doubtful that Claiborne falls to them. There really isn't another CB worth taking at 9, so they would most likely target one in the second round. Either that or they like Hogan to be the starter...


Kirkpatrick in my mind is just as good of a prospect as Claiborn. I could def see us drafting him at the 9 spot even before the idea of Claiborne falling to us came up.


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