Since 1952, only 10 pure cornerbacks have been inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This does not include any players who were listed as having more than one position. All of whom are great in their own rights.
However, not many players changed the game the way Deion Sanders and Darrell Green did. One did it while always being in the spotlight, and the other did it under the lights on game days.
There are many things that separate these two men and there are plenty of things that made them similar. If both Deion Sanders and Darrell Green were still playing today, they would be considered elite conerbacks like Darrelle Revis and Nnamdi Asomugha.
If you had to choose, who would you pick? Each of them has their own accomplishments that set them apart. If you had a fantasy football league where you were allowed to choose either Sanders or Green, who would be your guy?
Let's take a look at each through three categories that could help with making such a tough decision, statistics, team impact, and persona.