Want a Corner? Here's the List

From past-their-prime veterans to inexperienced youngsters, here's the list of available cornerbacks for the Packers. The Packers did add one on Monday, but they could add another with two more empty spots on their roster.

The Packers have signed Josh Bell but that still leaves two openings on the roster. Should the Packers want to add another cornerback, here's a list of aging veterans and untested youngsters.

One person who is not on the list is Mike McKenzie. The former Packers corner decided to return to the Saints. McKenzie was more of a man-to-man player anyway so might not have fit the Packers' plans. McKenzie, 33, played in seven games last season for New Orleans.

Veteran help

Scout.com NFL analyst Adam Caplan offered four veterans capable of fitting the Packers' defensive scheme.

Fakhir Brown (5-11, 195): Brown, 32, would be in his ninth NFL season but is playing for Florida in the UFL. He started 11 games for the Rams last season, with one interception. He's picked off 11 passes in his career, including four in 2007.

Eric Green (5-11, 196): Green, 27, spent his first four NFL seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, starting 33 games and intercepting two passes. He worked out for the 49ers recently. He was cut by Miami at the end of training camp because of the superb play of rookie Sean Smith. Brown was a third-round pick in 2005 out of Virginia Tech. Of all the available corners, Green offers the best combination of youth and experience, but he struggled in Miami.

Brian Kelly (5-11, 193): Kelly, 33, would be in his 11th season. He played 11 games for the Lions with 10 starts last season but was cut late in the year. He has 22 career interceptions, including eight with Tampa Bay in 2002.

Patrick Surtain (5-11, 195): The 33-year-old Surtain would be in his 11th NFL season. He was a full-time starter from 2000 through 2007 before playing in eight games (with two starts) for Kansas City last season. The three-time Pro Bowler has 37 career interceptions.

Practice squad

Eight former draft picks are cornerbacks on NFL practice squads. Between them, none have registered an interception. Yes, it's slim pickings.

Arizona's Rashad Barksdale (6-0, 208): Sixth round, Eagles, 2007. Played six games with eight tackles for Chiefs in 2007.

Carolina's Marcus Walker ( 5-11, 191): Spent all of last year on Vikings' practice squad.

Chicago's CB Woodny Turenne (6-1, 182): The undrafted free agent outplayed fourth-round pick D.J. Moore in training camp.

Cincinnati's Rico Murray (5-11, 202): Undrafted rookie was among final cuts and signed to practice squad a couple weeks later.

Cincinnati's Geoffrey Pope (6-0, 186): Played 12 games in past two regular seasons, including Week 2 against Green Bay.

Dallas' CB Jamar Love (6-0, 191): Spent camp with Patriots and played for British Columbia in CFL until joining Cowboys on Nov. 9.

Denver's Tony Carter (5-9, 177): Undrafted rookie from Florida State, where he started all 50 games with nine interceptions.

Denver's Rashod Moulton (5-11, 184): Out of football last year after spending 2007 on Jaguars' practice squad.

Detroit's Jahi Word-Daniels (6-0, 197): Draft stock fell as he missed half of senior season at Georgia Tech with pulled hamstring. Undrafted free agent spent camp with 49ers.

Green Bay's Trevor Ford (6-0, 188): The undrafted free agent out of Troy had an up-and-down training camp and struggled through the preseason.

Indianapolis' Terrail Lambert (5-11, 195): The undrafted free agent from Notre Dame, who ran a pair of mid-4.3 40-yard dashes at Pro Day, is in second tour on Colts' practice squad.

Jacksonville's Kennard Cox (6-0, 197); Seventh-round pick by Buffalo in 2008, spent part of last season on Packers' practice squad.

Kansas City's Jackie Bates (5-10, 180): Undrafted free agent picked off four passes at Hampton.

Miami's Will Billingsley (5-10, 195): An undrafted free agent in 2007, he spent all of last season on the Dolphins' practice squad. Has a battery case from October pending.

Minnesota's DeAndre Wright (5-11, 198): A sixth-round pick by the Giants, he had 10 career interceptions at New Mexico. Draft stock slid because of shoulder surgeries.

New Orleans' Mark Parson (5-10, 192): Undrafted free agent was signed by Houston after the draft. Saints picked him up three weeks ago.

N.Y. Giants' Michael Coe (6-0, 190): Coe played six games and broke up one pass as a rookie for the Colts in 2007.

Philadelphia's Stoney Woodson (5-10, 198): A seventh-round pick by the Giants, he was put on injured reserve and given an injury settlement. The Eagles picked him up on Nov. 11.

Pittsburgh's Tuff Harris (6-0, 198): An undrafted rookie in 2007, Harris played one game for Miami as a rookie and six games for Tennessee in 2008.

St. Louis' Marcus Brown (6-2, 200): Brown was an undrafted free agent out of McNeese State. He's on his third team, though he's never played in the regular season.

St. Louis' Cord Parks (5-10, 185): Undrafted free agent out of Northwestern.

San Diego's Simeone Castille (6-0, 195): Played in eight games for Cincinnati as a rookie in 2008 and one for San Diego this year. Father Jeremiah played corner for six seasons for Tampa Bay and Denver.

Seattle's Trae Williams (5-10, 195): Jacksonville's fifth-round pick out of South Florida in 2008, Williams spent last season on the Eagles' practice squad.

Seattle's DeAngelo Willingham ( 6-0, 200): Undrafted rookie out of Tennessee is on his fourth team already.

Tampa Bay's Brandon Anderson (5-10, 179): Anderson entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent and played the preseason for Cleveland.

Tennessee's Cary Williams (6-1, 185): The Division II All-American was the Titans' seventh-round pick in 2008 and played in four game earlier this season.

Washington's Doug Dutch (5-11, 199): Dutch was an undrafted free agent out of Michigan, where he spent his first two seasons as a wide receiver.


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