Scouting report on David Barrett

Here is the skinny on the Jets newest cornerback David Barrett:

David Barrett - CB - New York Jets

Has just 4 percent body fat . . . A muscularly- built 208 pounds . . . is built more like a running back than a cornerback with his squatty build . . . is an aggressive tackler who hits with authority . . . tough guy . . . some scouts think he misses too many tackles and is a better hitter than tackler . . . very intense . . . a fierce competitor . . . really likes to play the game . . . good at pressing receivers on the line . . . his recogition skills have improved appreciable over his four years in the NFL . . . good in zone and press coverage . . . very durable . . . had a excellent combine four years ago, running a 4.47 forty . . . while he has good speed, it is considered straight-line which can be a negative in terms of changing directions . . . he has a tendency to bite on double moves . . . only has average ball skills (just six picks in four NFL seasons) . . . is considered more of a #2 cornerback than a #1 . . . listed at 5-10, but his actually 5-9 3/4.

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