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Top 10 greatest cornerback tandems in NFL history

   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 
  Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas was the dynamic duo of Albert Lewis and Kevin Ross, helping make the 
  Chiefs winners in the 1990s. 
   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. 
   Mel Blount dominated receivers to such an extreme level that the league 
  altered rules regarding pass coverage and interaction with WRs in 1978. 
   In the 1960s, the 
  Lions possessed one of the greatest secondaries in NFL history, with 
  Dick LeBeau, Dick "Night Train" Lane and Lem Barney. 
  Paul Hornung and 
  Jim Taylor already in the backfield, Vince Lombardi converted college RBs Herb Adderley and Bob Jeter into defensive backs. 
   With back-to-back picks in the 
  1981 draft, the 
  49ers added Ronnie Lott and 
  Eric Wright. What followed was the 
  49ers' first championship season. 
   Hanford Dixon and Frank Minnifield are the only CB tandem ever to attend three consecutive 
  Pro Bowls together. Does 
  "The Drive" hurt their legacy? 
   When the 
  Raiders obtained future 
  Hall of Famer Mike Haynes and teamed him with Lester Hayes, the team added the final piece of a title team. 

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