Who is the best shutdown cornerback of all-time?
Dick “Night Train” Lane – This former Lion was a seven-time Pro Bowler who intercepted more passes (68) than any cornerback in NFL history.
Mel Blount – This former Steeler was at the front end of the wave of big (6-3, 205), physical corners in the 1970s. A five-time Pro Bowler with 57 career interceptions serving as a cornerstone of the Steel Curtain.
Deion Sanders – Played for five teams and won championships with two of them (49ers and Cowboys). An eight-time Pro Bowler with 53 career interceptions.
Champ Bailey – Played 15 seasons and went to a position record 12 Pro Bowls. Seventh overall pick of the 1999 draft after running a 4.29 40. Intercepted 52 career passes.