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Coach's Corner: Strickland on Cro

CB Marcus Cromartie (USA TODAY Sports)

Marcus Cromartie, the younger cousin of Antonio Cromartie, has been called up from San Diego's practice squad just in time for the second round of Raider Week. To ready Bolts backers for his debut, we take a look back at this inside scouting report we got from one of his college coaches shortly after he signed.

When opportunity knocks, cornerback Marcus Cromartie answers -- usually with a helmet on and shoulder pads in place. Cromartie started his collegiate career slowly, biding his time as a reserve defensive back and special-teams contributor until his junior year in 2011 when starting corner Devin Smith broke his foot. That opened the door for Cromartie to prove his mettle. Being suddenly... Recommended Stories

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