As the passing game continues to thrive in the modern NFL, so does the importance of finding quality cover men. Offenses are trying to negate the impact of pass rushers with short passing games and "finesse" running schemes, which means corners need to be complete players.
In a deep class of cornerbacks, Chase Minnifield shines as one of the most well-rounded corners in the draft. He is not going to make a ton of spectacular plays or big hits, but he is everything you would want in a professional cornerback.
Projected as a second-day pick, Minnifield certainly has what it takes to have a successful career in the NFL, and here is why.