Originally Posted by Todd Gack
I disagree. Cornerback is an overrated position in the league along with WR. Look at the top defenses in the league and think about the cornerbacks on their team. Pittsburgh has never had a 'great' CB and yet, they consistently remain one of the best defenses in the league. If you generate a pass rush, you don't need great corners.
Peterson can also return kicks and contribute on special teams.
Actually I think you could make a better case that WR is an overrated position than CB