Inside The Bills

Gilmore ranked among best of youngest

Posted by Chris Brown on May 14, 2013 – 10:19 am

Stephon Gilmore is already considered one of the better young cornerbacks in the NFL, but took a look at players under the age of 23 that are among the best in the league. Gilmore made that list and ranked high.’s Pete Prisco ranked the top sub-23-year olds in the NFL and Stephon Gilmore ranked seventh overall. Here’s what was written about the Bills top cornerback.

7. Stephon Gilmore, CB, Buffalo Bills — He started 16 games as a rookie and showed some nice coverage skills, even if he had some moments where he struggled. Gilmore is a big corner who has good speed. He lined up on the other team’s top receivers a lot, and did a nice job.

Not exactly glowing, but a very good ranking for Gilmore, who should be noticeably improved this season with a year of NFL experience under his belt.

Only one cornerback under the age of 23 was ranked higher than Gilmore. It was Arizona’s Patrick Peterson, who ranked number one overall.

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