Daily Dose: Peters, Talib Among NFL's Best Shutdown Cornerbacks of 2018

This offseason, theRams.com will be taking a look around the internet for the top Rams headlines of the day. Here's a look at what's out there for Wednesday, June 27th about your Los Angeles Rams:

Ranking the NFL's Best Shutdown Cornerbacks:

For the most part, the lifespan of a shutdown corner in the NFL is quite short. The position is often difficult to attain because of the traits a shutdown corner possesses and why it's even harder to maintain that status once you have achieved it.

By definition, shutdown corners are those that "erase his opponents best receiver on a week to week basis." And because of their incredible playmaking ability, they are among the most valuable players in the league today.

This week, Bleacher Report's Doug Farrar is taking a look at the 10 best heading into the 2018 season with two current Rams appearing on the list.

9. Marcus Peters, Los Angeles Rams

"No player has more interceptions (19) through the last three seasons. The man in second place, Oakland safety Reggie Nelson, has just 14.

And among cornerbacks with 1,500 coverage snaps or more since his rookie season, Peters has the lowest opponent passer rating allowed at 65.2, per Monson. He's a splash play waiting to happen…"

6. Aqib Talib, Los Angeles Rams

"While most shutdown cornerbacks have a short shelf life due to the demands of the position, there are exceptions to every rule.

Aqib Talib, who's coming into his 11th NFL season, can still bring it against receivers who were in grade school when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took him in the first round of the 2008 draft."

Checking in With the Rams During Summer Break:

After wrapping up their offseason program in early June, the Rams have been busy enjoying their summer break for the past two weeks. Here's a look at what a few of your favorite players have been up to:

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