Senior Bowl profile: Nebraska CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jan 24, 2014
“I like him,” Jean-Baptiste said. Jean-Baptiste said he’s met with the Vikings twice during the week, including on Tuesday, while they continue to piece their staff together. When asked about the trend towards bigger corners in the NFL, Jean-Baptiste said, “Hopefully, it will continue to favor me. He made the switch to corner during the 2011 season with Nebraska and worked his way to a permanent starting role last season. He’s the second tallest cornerback at the Senior Bowl and might’ve been the most impressive. And neither is the pass-friendly nature of today’s NFL, in which teams have largely decided that the best way to slow down these wide-open offenses is to rush the passer and play physical, man-to-man coverage. In other words, many teams including the Chiefs want to emulate Seattle, which will play in this year’s Super Bowl and boasts only one first-round pick in arguably the league’s most physical secondary, aptly nicknamed the Legion of Boom.