27-Year-Old Cornerback – Denver Broncos
2013 Fantasy Football Outlook
Rodgers-Cromartie will try to resurrect his career in Denver after two disappointing seasons in Philadelphia. He should get plenty of passes thrown his way, as opposing quarterbacks tend to be hesitan...
2013 ADP: –
Bye Week: 9
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Contract Information:
Signed by the Broncos in March of 2013.
January 29, 2014 – Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie News
RotoWire Fantasy Analysis
Rodgers-Cromartie said Wednesday that he is "definitely not retiring," the Denver Post reports.
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Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Rodgers-Cromartie added that his contract expires after this season and that some players get one-year contracts but others don't. Overall, it sounds like DRC will be back next season, as his solid play this year surely afforded him a contract from one of the 32 NFL teams next year.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Rodgers-Cromartie said that his original goal was to play five years in the league, before noting that he's already played six. Despite the talk, it would be very surprising if he did decide to hang it up, as he's still considered one of the better cover corners in the league.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
With Asante Samuel out of town, DRC will start at corner opposite Nnamdi Asomugha. He'll be worth watching as an IDP if he regains his ballhawking tendencies.
If Asante Samuel doesn't get traded, Rodgers-Cromartie will serve as Philadelphia's third corner.
His attention wanes at times, and he doesn't like to hit, perhaps due to his slight frame. Rodgers-Cromartie earned a Pro Bowl roster spot this season, and he has 10 interceptions in 32 NFL regular-season games, but he still has plenty of room for improvement. It's important to remember that he's only 23 years old, and he played his college ball at unheralded Tennessee State. It's good news that his knee injury isn't expected to be a substantial setback, since he will benefit from participating in Arizona's offseason workout program. He has shown a lot of potential in his first two NFL seasons, and his ceiling remains very high.
The Cardinals didnít put too much pressure on Rodgers-Cromartie last season, even though he was the teamís 2008 first-round draft pick. DRC exceeded expectations by winning a starting role in late September and racking up four interceptions to go with 42 tackles in 16 regular-season games (11 starts), plus two more picks in the playoffs. He has a clear starting role this season and Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner -- a legitimate Hall of Fame candidate -- has high praise for DRCís speed and potential. Warner is lucky that he only has to face DRC during practice. The 23-year-old improved markedly as his rookie season wore on and even better things could be in store this season and beyond.
The first-round pick for the Cardinals will likely make an impact this season, but it might take a few weeks for him to adjust to the rigors of playing in the NFL. Rodgers-Cromartie is talented, but lacks the experience after playing at Tennessee State in college. The Cardinals will bring him along slowly, but he should eventually earn playing time and provide some IDP value.