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Ranking the top-5 cornerback-safety duos after Chargers sign J.C. Jackson

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Jalen Ramsey, Jordan Fuller
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3. Jalen Ramsey and Jordan Fuller, LA Rams

Jalen Ramsey is the best cornerback in the NFL and he is definitely doing the heavy lifting in this duo. Jevon Holland is probably already better than Jordan Fuller in the grand scheme of things but the difference between Fuller and Holland is smaller than the difference between Howard and Ramsey and that is saying something.

Ramsey was named an All-Pro in 2021 for the second year in a row and the third time in his career. Only 19 cornerbacks in NFL history have been an All-Pro three times and only three other cornerbacks this century have also accomplished the feat: Darrelle Revis, Patrick Peterson and Richard Sherman.

Ramsey has made the Pro Bowl every season except his rookie year and with how he played last year, we can expect him to be in the conversation for yet another All-Pro nod. If so, he would join Revis as one of eight cornerbacks to get four All-Pro nods in their career.

Jordan Fuller is not a bad player in the slightest, though. He has to be an above-average safety to make this list regardless of how impressive Ramsey is. Fuller was picked in the sixth round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Rams and he has been a pleasant surprise for them as he was thrust into the defense in year one.

Among safeties who played at least 80% of his team's snaps last season, Fuller was tied for the 11th best PFF grade. The best cornerback in this league plus a top-15 safety easily puts you on this list.

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