DeAngelo Hall: Analyzing the Raiders' Cornerback

Jeremy KaufmanSenior Analyst IJune 23, 2008

Here is my analysis of DeAngelo Hall, cornerback of the Oakland Raiders.

 

Speed: A

Without a doubt, DeAngelo is one of the fastest players in the game today.

Coverage: A-

Hall is one of the better cornerbacks in the game in man-to-man coverage.

Hands: B+

Hall has the hands to make key interceptions and excel in tip ball situations.

Tackling: B

Hall is a good tackler for a player at his position. However, as with most cornerbacks, there is certainly some room to improve.

Awareness: B+

DeAngelo has solid field awareness, as he is capable of reading both the quarterback as well as the wide reciever with which he is matched up.

Returns: B+

Hall has the blazing speed and agility that it takes to excel on both interception returns as well as kick and/ or punt returns.

 

Overall Grade: A-