You can barely turn on the TV or read an article without being reminded that the NFL is now a passing league. Quarterbacks are burning up record books with their assaults on defensive schemes that have yet to evolve to keep up with the rules put in place to stimulate the passing game.
One thing NFL teams can do? Draft and develop cornerbacks.
The 2013 draft class doesn't feature any one shutdown cornerback like Morris Claiborne or Joe Haden, but this is a deep class with plenty of capable starters available.
Let's take a look at the top-five cornerbacks available for the 2013 NFL draft.