5 cornerbacks at NFL Combine Buffalo Bills could target in 2024 NFL Draft

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Kalen King - Penn State

Kalen King is a 5'11", 191-pound cornerback out of Penn State. 2022 was his best season by far., earning several accolades and several 2023 preseason award watch lists. In 2022, he played 557 snaps and was targeted 59 times, allowing only 27 receptions, recorded three interceptions, and one touchdown all year. He also allowed a paltry QB rating of 48.9 when targeted in the passing game. 2023 was no one near on the same level. He was targeted 41 times but still allowed 25 receptions and interceptions. He didn't allow any touchdowns but still gave up a QB rating of 82.4 when targeted.

NFLDraftbuzz.com gave him a grade of 86.6, ranked him as their 11th-best defensive back, and 39th overall draft prospect. They have him with a reported 40-time of 4.5 seconds and a projected second-rounder. Pro Football Focus sees him differently, giving him a grade of 60.3, ranking him as their 18th-best cornerback, and 134th overall prospect. PFF did give him a grade of 89.0 for his 2022 performance, which was the eighth-best grade among all corners in the nation.