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2016 NFL Draft Prospects By Position: Cornerbacks

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We have three awesome cornerbacks, but we know from experience the importance of having a deep cornerback group in case of injuries. Today we're checking out who is available in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Who should join this guy in the positional meeting room?
Who should join this guy in the positional meeting room?
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The Texans have Kareem Jackson, Johnathan Joseph, and Kevin Johnson as the top three cornerbacks on their roster. All three men have contracts that will keep them in town and together for the next few years. However, we had to deal with all three suffering injuries over the course of the 2015 season, and we know how important it is to have more than just three solid and dependable cornerbacks.

Additionally, due to weaknesses at the safety position, the team had to play K-Jax at safety at times this season, further highlighting the need for more cornerbacks. The Texans also have A.J. Bouye, who flashed at times, and fan favorite Charles James II, who is better at special teams.

Draft Breakdown and CBS have quite a few cornerbacks listed, including UH product William Jackson III, Baylor's Xavien Howard, and Clemson's Mackensie Alexander, the latter of whom is considered the top-ranked cornerback prospect this year. It's unlikely we'll be selecting a cornerback in the first (I can't even imagine the ire in the comments if we do), so what lesser-known prospects should we be looking at? This is your chance to show us who we're overlooking. Enjoy!