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Offseason Battle: Cornerback

CB Jacob Lacey (AP/Tom Gannam)

Kelvin Hayden has one spot reserved for him, but who will claim the second and third cornerback spots? Who will emerge from a crowded, young field? Brad Keller breaks it down and weighs in.

Jacob Lacey and Jerraud Powers, two second-year veterans that were pressed into service due to injury last season, are the two prime candidates to battle it out for the starting spot opposite Kelvin Hayden, but they will not compete uncontested by the field. Powers had 12 starts in 2009, subbing in for the injured and now departed Marlin Jackson, while Lacey started only nine games, mostly in... Recommended Stories