Football Outsiders just released their Worst Cornerback Charting Stats 2010 (minimum 40 charted passes). Guess what?! None of our CBs were mentioned! Huzzah! You're probably thinking and/or mumbling, "then why are you wasting our time James?"
My answer: mainly because I can. And more importantly, because the article contains a few interesting tid-bits worth mentioning.
Do y'all remember when some Falcons fans were skeptical after we traded D-Hall for a second round pick in 2008's draft and a 5th round pick in 2009's draft? Well fear thee not, for redemption hath arrived. While Jay Cutler gave him a ridiculously inflated +WPA, he's truly re-defining poor CB play. He was third-worst in Yards Per Pass, second-worst in Success Rate, and third-worst in YAC Allowed.
Meanwhile, that second-round pick - with a little ooze for good measure - became Curtis "Eat Your Face" Lofton. And that fifth round pick - 317 pounds later - became Garrett "I'm Gonna Take Sam Baker's Job" Reynolds. Not a bad quid pro quo if you ask me.
Let the collective rejoicing commence.