The Curious Case of Cordrea Tankersley

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The Curious Case of Cordrea Tankersley
The Curious Case of Cordrea Tankersley

Miami Dolphins cornerback Cordrea Tankersley started for the first time Week 4 in a 2017 contest against the New Orleans Saints. He'd have more defensive snaps in this game (73) than he did in his 2018 campaign (29), before succumbing to an ACL injury during practice in preparation for Week 9. Drew Brees went at him early and often. Five times to be exact. On the 5th throw, Tank would nearly pick Brees off in the red zone. He was the seam help over the top, and flipped his hips to get his mitts on the target near the pylon (as a kid I always thought it was a “pile on”). The Saints would go at him twice the rest of the game (although one of those a 3rd quarter TD where Tank gets caught flat-flooted

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