Everson Walls was undrafted. Dennis Thurman was an 11th-round pick. Together, they make the most unlikely a pair to make an all-time best list.
Teaming with "Dr. Death," Skip Thomas, was a pioneer, Willie Brown, who is often credited for creating bump-and-run coverage.
Deion Sanders started opposite 13 other cornerbacks, and no matter who started on the other side the defense was better with No. 21 baiting QBs.
In the 1960s, the
possessed one of the greatest secondaries in NFL history, with Dick LeBeau, Dick "Night Train" Lane and Lem Barney.
already in the backfield, Vince Lombardi converted college RBs Herb Adderley and Bob Jeter into defensive backs.
Hanford Dixon and Frank Minnifield are the only CB tandem ever to attend three consecutive Pro Bowls together. Does
hurt their legacy?
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