Originally Posted by WolverineFan
That's because he was playing outside. He was rated as the top slot CB in the league in 2011. Last year he wasn't rated as good because he played outside half the time with Joseph being in and out of the lineup.
Playing Nickel and lining up outside on a #1 or #2 WR is completely different. He's very good at what he does.
And let's not throw in the towel on Brandon Harris yet. KJ looked terrible for his first two years too, but then again he was going against better competition on a regular basis.