Hard for NFL teams to corner market with many capable DBs available (1 Viewer)

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Mark Gaughan / Buffalo News

Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie knew he had to have a strong postseason to be a high pick in the NFL draft because he played at little Tennessee State University.

“Coming from a small school, I was like a guy that was going under the radar,” said Rodgers-Cromartie. “I felt like I had to do three out of three — the Senior Bowl, the combine and then my pro day.”

Rodgers-Cromartie, in fact, aced his postseason tests. He was the Most Valuable Player of the Senior Bowl in January. He ran the 40-yard dash in a blazing- fast time of 4.29 seconds at the scouting combine workouts in February. Then he showed good agility and quickness at his on-campus workout March 21.

Rodgers-Cromartie enters the draft as one of the more talented, intriguing and heavily debated first-round candidates. Full Story – News

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