Redskins: 3 cornerbacks to target on the free agent market
While Fuller was one of the best, young slot cornerbacks in the game, Aaron Colvin is solid in his own right. Colvin was the No. 3 corner and slot man for the Jaguars this past season, and he was very successful despite being picked on at times.
Due to the strong duo of A.J. Bouye and Jalen Ramsey, opposing quarterbacks through a lot of passes at Colvin. That didn’t stop him from providing solid coverage and stopping opposing slot receivers. He graded out as an above average player, per Pro Football Focus, and he is just 26. He should continue to improve, especially as he gets further removed from the ACL surgery he had before his rookie season in 2014.
Colvin could be added to replace Fuller right away. He would start in the slot with Dunbar and Josh Norman outside, and that would give the Redskins a chance to field a competitive secondary. Fabian Moreau could eventually push Dunbar for a starting job, so that quartet would be a very good one.
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The major appeal to Colvin is that he will be available at a cheaper price than most other options. He is versatile, but he hasn’t had to prove himself much in Jacksonville, so perhaps landing him on a short term, less expensive contract would be possible. The team has to keep an eye on him as the market develops, and it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Colvin with the Redskins if they target a corner on the free agent market.