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A year after costing the Packers numerous games and a playoff win, the cornerbacks made a strong rebound this season.
Charles Woodson wasn't a candidate for his second straight defensive player of the year award, but he's still such a factor in creating havoc for opposing offenses.
He's beginning the transition to the cornerback/safety hybrid which is his future, but Woodson led the team in forced fumbles (5) and tackles for loss (7).
However, Woodson also missed more tackles than any player (20), and led the team in penalties (12) and touchdowns given up (5).
Tramon Williams turned into the secondary's true star. He only gave up one touchdown pass all season (85-yarder to Mario Manningham), and had nine interceptions and two fumble recoveries.
All three of his interceptions in the playoffs were game-changers.
In Atlanta, he both took points off the board for the Falcons with an interception in the endzone and put points on it for the Packers with a pick-six before the half. His interception of Michael Vick secured the Packers win in Philadelphia.
It wasn't just the playoffs, however, Williams was among the best cover corners in the NFL throughout the season.
If Williams was the star, than Sam Shields was the star pupil. He made plenty of mistakes (11 plays of 20 or more yards, four TD's given up) but also showed the potential of an All-Pro cornerback (4 INT's).
His interceptions in Chicago saved the day for the Packers, and his emergence allowed Dom Capers the luxury of being considerably more aggressive in play-calling.
As he keeps learning the game, Shields and his physical skills could become unmatched in the NFL.
Pat Lee was a second rounder in 2008 but has yet to live up to the hype. His play in the Super Bowl probably saved his roster for next season, but he needs to keep getting better and in a hurry.
Brandon Underwood has all the physical skills you want in a cornerback but has simply can't put it together. The coaching staff had high hopes for a breakout season, but he'll be fighting for a roster spot this summer.
Josh Bell never saw the field (IR), and Josh Gordy was simply an injury replacement.
Woodson, Williams and Shields were as productive and exciting a cornerback trio as there was in the NFL, and they anchored a much-improved pass defense this season.