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PFF Secret Superstar: Captain Munnerlyn

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PFF showing Munnerlyn some love (even if it's nothing definitive, but more like food for thought). Never thought I'd see the day.

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I knew Captain played better but I didn't know he went from worst in the league to adequate starter. Makes me feel better about our season. The competition at cornerback between Munnerlyn the Josh brothers and Florence should allow us to have a decent secondary. Hopefully the pressure up front allows us to have some turnovers in the secondary.

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I don't think Captain is an elite corner that you leave on an island but with the right support he can be very good. 

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Secret Superstar... such an oxymoron,like Jumbo Shrimp... am i right?

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Interesting look at the Capt.  Hopefully he continues to be used properly to be effective like they analyzed him to be.

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Our current secondary gets lots of hate these days...but I do think that some of them do realise, with our front 7 and the combined pass rush we will be able to implement, that they have a great opportunity to play a carreer year. Everybody on our secondary should be extremely focussed from week 1, hopefully that will make our defence a great unit.

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One of my favorite bone-headed plays last season involved the Captain when he laid a returner out before he ever even got the ball... can't remember what game it was, but it was a real 'WTF' moment.  I guess it's kind of funny now that the season is over and everything.

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Captain Munnerlyn a secret superstar. I'm glad I'm not the only one that enjoys drinking before noon.

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He played all but 16 snaps over the last 12 games and did not disappoint. His yards per coverage snap dropped to .99 and his NFL rating against to 76.6. Perhaps his biggest improvement was his play on the edge. In 2011, playing out on the boundary, he gave up a completion percentage of 67% and a yards per coverage snap of 1.54. In 2012, those figures dropped to a completion percentage of 53% and a yards per coverage snap of 1.00.

Last season, only 20 cornerbacks played at least 900 snaps while maintaining a positive grade for the season and Munnerlyn was one of them.

 

wow.

 

all that talk about him just not being able to play on the outside kind of just flies out the window there.

 

we all know how good he is on the inside, but the boundary is where he was considered weak. i don't know about you, but i can't make a strong argument for the lack of success that receivers are having against him. wouldn't call him a shutdown CB, but a 53% comp. rate and one yard per coverage snap ain't bad at all....and that's where he's supposedly weakest.

 

a QB rating against of 76.6 ain't too shabby. i'll take it. i think florence will be solid once he gets back into the swing of things and thomas and norman seem like they are on the right path. add in the pass rush from hell and i think that we could have a top 5-10 D easily.

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If he was 6' tall he'd be a superstar.

I love the way he plays and he does the best he can, but against the bigger/more physical receivers he is limited at what he can do(and he gets screwed with penalties a lot).

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Honestly, I think that he plays about as well as we can expect him to.

 

Always been a bit of a Captain homer.

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