Are Green Bay cornerbacks too short?

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Are Green Bay cornerbacks too short?
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Okay so I am a Packers fan and saw this and thought I would share. 

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Green Bay — Year by year and player by player, the Green Bay Packers have relaxed their organizational insistence upon the 6-foot cornerback.

When Terrell Buckley (5-9, 175) failed as the team's fifth overall pick in the 1992 draft, GM Ron Wolf instituted a "never again" ban on short cornerbacks that was broken in the last generation only by Mike Sherman with Ahmad Carroll (5-9½, 190) in 2004.

Arguably the Packers' six best cornerbacks since the edict went into effect were Doug Evans (6-0½, 190), Craig Newsome (5-11½, 190), Mike McKenzie (6-0, 194), Al Harris (6-1, 190), Charles Woodson (6-1, 202) and Tramon Williams (5-11, 191)."

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Re: Are Green Bay cornerbacks too short?
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The way I look at is they will have a harder time next to taller players so it kind of matters here but to say 5'9 is short... I don't agree. There are plenty of 5'8-5'10 players in the NFL.

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Re: Are Green Bay cornerbacks too short?
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In the NFL, anything under 5'10 is considered short. Same thing for life off the field...

Look at the logo on this forum. 

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Re: Are Green Bay cornerbacks too short?
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Originally posted by Hunter

In the NFL, anything under 5'10 is considered short. Same thing for life off the field...

Look at the logo on this forum. 

To be fair, they seem to judge positions more on weight than height. People who call out heights as a problem just do it to get people talking. 

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Re: Are Green Bay cornerbacks too short?
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Originally posted by Hunter

In the NFL, anything under 5'10 is considered short. Same thing for life off the field...

Look at the logo on this forum. 

I guess this is true but I think that most of these men are more than capible of being amazing cornerbacks and people are just making it a height issue.

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