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ˈkɔr nərˌbækcor·ner·back

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  1. cornerbacknoun

    a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

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  1. cornerbacknoun

    The defensive players who are in position on each side farthest laterally from the ball and whose principal responsibility is to defend against passes

    The cornerback tipped the ball away from the receiver.

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  1. Cornerback

    A cornerback is a member of the defensive backfield or secondary in American and Canadian football. Cornerbacks cover receivers, to defend against pass offenses and make tackles. Other members of the defensive backfield include the safeties and occasionally linebackers. The cornerback position requires speed and agility. A cornerback's skillset typically requires proficiency in anticipating the quarterback, back-pedalling, executing single and zone coverage, disrupting pass routes, block shedding, and tackling.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cornerback in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cornerback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cornerback in a Sentence

  1. Joe Mixon:

    I always tell our players when I talk to them, you’ve got to play each play like it’s your last because you’re not guaranteed the next one, and we finally know what that means. And I finally know what that means, and know what that feels like. Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon( 28) runs past Tennessee Titans cornerback Kristian Fulton( 26) during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. ( AP Photo/Mark Zaleski).

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