If the Detroit Lions decide to trade Darius Slay in the coming weeks, another team will be getting a player that Richard Sherman considers on the short list of the best cornerbacks in the NFL.
Asked at Super Bowl LIV to name the top cornerbacks playing today, Sherman mentioned a group of cover men that included Slay, New England’s Stephon Gilmore, Buffalo’s Tre’Davious White, the Rams’ Jalen Ramsey, Jacksonville’s A.J. Bouye, Denver’s Chris Harris and Miami’s Xavien Howard.
“I study them every year,” Sherman said. “That’s how you get better. You can’t be complacent. You can’t think you’ve arrived and that you have all the answers and you can’t get any better because every year there’s guys with new techniques, new footwork, new hand placements,