What is a nickel cornerback?

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A Nickel Cornerback is the 3rd String Corner and the Nickel Formation and is used to cover Slot recievers. -----
The nickel back is the fifth defensive back in the secondary. He usually plays on downs where the defensive believes the offense is going to pass the ball.

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