Elite and Underrated: Seven NFL Secondary Players That Don’t Get Their Due

Denver Broncos v New England Patriots

In the sport of football, if you aren’t a quarterback, wide receiver, or running back, you are susceptible to being very underrated, even if you’re...

  • Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay (22) celebrates with Kelvin Beachum (68) after Gay scored a touchdown on a 28-yard interception return against the Tennessee Titans in the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

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  • USC quarterback Matt Leinart (L) and head coach Pete Carroll (R) were quite a combination for the Trojans in winning the BCS title against Oklahoma in 2005. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

    NFL Draft Rewind: Ranking the #10 Overall Picks From 2005-2014

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  • Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) cheers in the huddle before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    NFL Draft Rewind: Ranking the #11 Overall Picks from 2005-2014

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  • Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre won three MVPs and a Super Bowl in his time with the storied franchise. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    How Brett Favre Helped Restore the Packers’ Luster

    Nearly five years after his final NFL game, and almost eight years since his last contest as a Green Bay Packer, three-time MVP Brett Favre... Read more

  • New York Giants quarterback Charley Conerly, veteran of two seasons with the pro football club, lets ball fly during a passing drill at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York, Nov. 6, 1958. Watching from left: Backfield coach Vince Lombardi, Fullback Mel Triplett, left halfback Phil King and right halfback Alex Webster. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)

    California, Here I Come, Maybe

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  • Robert Kraft, the owner of New England Patriots, has seen the team win four Super Bowls during his run as owner. (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

    How Kraft, Patriots Come Out $2 Million Ahead in Deflategate

    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft reluctantly announced Tuesday that the team will not appeal the loss of two draft picks (a first- and a... Read more

  • Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was a wide receiver at Stanford before becoming the steal of the 2011 NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

    Hidden Gems: The 10 Biggest Steals of the NFL Draft

    Nothing sets up an NFL team for success more than a good draft, and nothing makes a good draft better than finding a star in... Read more

  • Jimmy Garoppolo (L) will likely see some playing time during Tom Brady's four-game suspension. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

    How Brady’s Situation Now Is Similar to 2001

    Tom Brady has been suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season—that much we know. The spotlight now shines directly on his backup—second-year... Read more

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass.,as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs, on Jan 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Loss of Draft Picks Will Hurt Patriots the Most

    The NFL came down hard on the New England Patriots Monday for playing with deflated footballs in their win over the Indianapolis Colts in the... Read more

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (L) and head coach Bill Belichick have now both come under heat for different accusations. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Brady’s Image Is Smeared, but Did Belichick Cultivate a Cheating Environment?

    With the release of the Wells Report on Wednesday, Tom Brady’s once-clean image has been muddied. That much is clear. Yet, the immensely popular, mild-mannered,... Read more

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Text Messages Implicate Brady in Deflate Gate

    The NFL released the Ted Wells report Wednesday, after taking several months to investigate the question of whether the Patriots were guilty of intentionally deflating... Read more

  • The New York Jets are hoping Leonard Williams (L), formerly of the USC Trojans, can help an already good defense to become the best in the NFL. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

    Jets Draft: Does the ‘Best Available’ Strategy Work?

    The New York Jets completed their first draft under new GM Mike Maccagnan Saturday and though the scouting results won’t be in for several years,... Read more

  • Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh was selected second overall by the Detroit Lions during the 2010 NFL Draft. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

    NFL Draft 2015: Will it Resemble the 2009 Disaster or the Loaded 2010 Class?

    The annual NFL Draft. It’s the great unknown in sports. A good GM can build up a franchise and subsequently keep his team on top... Read more

  • Marshall linebacker Neville Hewitt was named Conference USA's Defensive Player of the Year. (Photo provided by Marshall Athletics)

    C-USA Defensive POY Hewitt Stays Humble While Awaiting NFL Fate

    Any good NFL franchise knows that to sustain any kind of success on the field, they have to be successful in the league’s annual draft... Read more

  • Fans wave flags as the Baltimore Ravens take on the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Larry French/Getty Images)

    Baltimore Rioters Crash Ravens Party Plans

    Due to the curfew in Baltimore, the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, and their fans, will not be holding their Draft Party this year. The team announced... Read more

  • New York Jets and owner Woddy Johnson (L) took Mark Sanchez fifth overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

    The Jets’ Fickle Draft Choices

    The NFL Draft is just a week away and if you’re a Jets fan like me, you have no idea who the Jets will pick,... Read more

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