What’s Going on with Miami Dolphins CB Brent Grimes?

December 17, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Brent Grimes has one of the most difficult challenges in the NFL. Week after week, the Miami Dolphins ask their No. 1 cornerback to trail a team's best receiver all over the field. Understandably, this job has its ups and downs—you win some, you lose some—but for Grimes in 2015, it's been much more down than up, much more losing than winning. 
According to Pro Football Focus, Grimes has allowed 52 receptions on 78 passes thrown his way (66.7 percent) for 783 yards, five touchdowns, three interceptions and a 104.8 passer rating. 
On a per-snap basis, Grimes is one of the NFL's worst cornerbacks—or at least one of the cornerbacks with the biggest bull's-eye on his back. 
PFF lists Grimes with the third-lowest average cover snaps per target, the third-lowest cover snaps per reception and the third-highest yards per cover snap. Not only is Grimes targeted more often when he is on the field than almost any other cornerback in th...

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