When the Los Angeles Rams ponied up two first-round picks for Jalen Ramsey during the 2019 season, they did so expecting to land a shutdown cornerback.
They have not been disappointed. Through his first 24 games with Los Angeles, Ramsey has been a superstar, reaching two Pro Bowls and earning first-team All-Pro honors in 2020.
ESPN has been ranking the top 10 players at each position in the NFL, using polling of league personnel. Not surprisingly, Ramsey was named the No. 1 cornerback, and at least one head coach doesn’t think it’s close.
“There’s Jalen Ramsey, and there’s a line,” an NFL head coach told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler about the cornerback tiers in the league.
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— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) July 8, 2021
Now, it should be noted that at least one person listed Ramsey as the No. 7 cornerback on his ballot, which seems insanely low. But it’s clear that the former Florida State All-American is well-respected league-wide.
Ramsey already has four Pro Bowls and multiple All-Pro honors on his resume. All that is left is a Super Bowl ring, and winning it all is why the Rams brought him in two years ago in the first place.
[ Bleacher Report ]