Top 10 Best NFL Cornerbacks Right Now

10. Marcus Peters

Marcus Peter

Peters is a Baltimore Ravens cornerback. Peters brings security and calmness to the field.  The 29-year-old is good with the ball. Since 2015, he's had 31 interceptions, nine more than any other cornerback. Peters has 52 pass breakups since 2015.

09. William Jackson III

William Jackson III

William Jackson III is a Washington Football Team cornerback In 2017, Jackson had a 90.4 coverage grade. In 11 games, he allowed 30 receiving yards on 359 coverage snaps.

08. Denzel Ward

Denzel Ward

Ward is a Cleveland Browns cornerback.  The Browns player is a reliable cornerback. In 2018, he was drafted in the top 5. The 25-year-old cornerback is often overlooked. Ward has often defied his doubters with stellar performances.

07. Tre’Davious White

Tre’Davious White

Tre'Davious White Sr. is a Buffalo Bills cornerback.  White is a top-tier cornerback. In his career, 17.1% of passes into his coverage have been broken up or intercepted. It's a top-five mark among position qualifiers. White is also a good zone-coverage cornerback.

06. Stephon Gilmore

Stephon Gilmore

Stephon Stiles Gilmore plays cornerback for the New England Patriots. Gilmore is a dependable cornerback.  Gilmore won Defensive Player of the Year for 2019. The 32-year-old hopes to improve in 2021 after a lackluster 2020.

05. James Bradberry

James Bradberry

James Bradberry IV is a Giants cornerback.  Bradberry had four good years with the Panthers. Last season was his breakthrough with the Giants. PFF WAR ranked the Alabama-born player as the fourth-best cornerback in 2020. He had career-best coverage in 2020.

04. Xavien Howard

Xavien Howard

Xavien Howard, born July 4, 1993, is a Miami Dolphins cornerback. The 29-year-old is a top NFL cornerback. Howard has posted impressive numbers since joining the league in 2016. 18.7% of his coverage targets have been pass breakups or interceptions. He leads all NFL cornerbacks who've been targeted at least 150 times.

03. Marlon Humphrey

Marlon Humphrey

Marlon N. Humphrey is a young Baltimore Ravens cornerback. The 26-year-old has at least 800 slot and wide coverage snaps in his NFL career. Humphrey's coverage grades are in the 87th percentile. Alabama's cornerback has shown his worth in Baltimore's stacked defense.

02. Jalen Ramsey

Jalen Ramsey

Jalen Ramsey was born in Smyrna, Tennessee, on October 24, 1994. The 28-year-old is with the Rams. Ramsey has been one of the league's best cornerbacks since the 2016 NFL Draft. He has never received a PFF grade below 70.0.

01. Jaire Alexander

Jaire Alexander

Alexander is a Green Bay Packers cornerback. The 25-year-old has quickly become a top cornerback. There were signs the Pennsylvania starlet was destined for greatness. His 16 forced incompletions in 2019 ranked second at the position.