NFL News : The NFL crowns former Cowboy as greatest corner of all time

The NFL crowns former Cowboy as greatest corner of all time

How could you not respect this legend?

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Deion Sanders, the former Dallas Cowboy, Atlanta Falcon, San Francisco 49er, Washington Redskin and Baltimore Raven, has been crowned the greatest cornerback of all time in a new top-10 ranking from the analyst Gil Brandt and the NFL. 

The former 1994 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and a member of the NFL All-Decade Team (1990s) as a corner and a punt-returner, Sanders is known to have changed the game at the corner position. He made plays in the big moments and made them in style.

Sanders was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. 'Primetime' the Super Bowl with both the 49ers and the Cowboys. An outfielder in baseball, he played professionally for the New York Yankees, the Atlanta Braves, the Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants, and participated in the 1992 World Series with the Braves. He attended Florida State University, where he was recognized as a two-time All-American in football, and also played baseball and ran track.

Sanders picked off 53 career passes, scoring ten defensive touchdowns. He even caught three receiving touchdowns on 60 career catches. 

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