Top 10 NFL Free Agent Defensive Backs

July 23, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Over the last decade, the NFL has steadily evolved into a passing league. While most of us still like to see teams use the ground game to dominate their opponents, there are guys like Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers (just to name a few) that love to sling it around.
With so many rule changes giving offensive players even more of an advantage, the game has become even more difficult for players in the secondary. The list of "shutdown corners" in the NFL has shrunk more and more every single year.
Looking at the long list of available free agents on the defensive side of the ball, I wanted to focus on the guys that have arguably the toughest job in the game: stopping elite passing offenses.
Just missing the top 10 list were Roman Harper and Quintin Mikell.
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