Originally Posted by thunderkyss
If you watched Kareem play as a rookie, you could see he had speed, he had cover skills, he was physical at the line, & he was a sure tackler
. He made some rookie mistakes, he got beat by some veteran receivers (& some not so veteran receivers). But if you only focused on the bad plays & did not pay attention to the good plays (& there were a lot more good plays), then yeah I can understand thinking he was the worst CB in the league.
KJ has developed into a fine CB. But during his rookie year, he was NOT a sure tackler. His tackling then was deplorable.