Since their inception in 1946, the San Francisco 49ers have boasted a number of exceptional players. At Niner Noise, we have been taking a look at positional reviews for the best to ever do it. Let’s rank the 10 best cornerbacks in franchise history.
From Jimmy Johnson to Eric Wright, the cornerback position for the San Francisco 49ers has seen a number of individuals play at a high level.
During the franchise’s elite status during the 1980s and 1990s, stellar performances in the secondary were a catalyst for the dominance of San Francisco.
There will be a few on this list from that era.
Time to crack open the history books and take a deep dive into the past of the 49ers.
*Note: all statistics are gathered from Pro Football Reference unless otherwise noted.