Cornerback Trumaine Johnson Is Hidden Gem in 2016 NFL Free Agency

February 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2016 NFL free-agency period is less than one month away before franchises look to alter their future with major acquisitions. The free-for-all bidding officially begins March 9 at 4 p.m. ET, which leaves teams time to study potential targets. Despite the time spent planning, there are always free agents who become hidden gems from the lack of interest or proper homework on the players.
Los Angeles Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson is likely to be the hidden gem of the 2016 free-agency class. The 26-year-old fourth-year cornerback from the University of Montana has grown leaps and bounds to become a quality starter. But he may be overlooked due to the quantity of quality cornerbacks available this offseason.
It’s rare for true No. 1 cornerbacks to ever see the unrestricted free-agent market. One of the best of all time, Darrelle Revis, cashed in with a five-year, $70 million deal last offseason with the New York Jets. This year could bear multiple top cornerbacks as w...

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