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Post-Draft Outlook:COULD SURPRISE: Cornerback Perrish Cox: Cox is a talented player who fell after he was suspended for his final college game for curfew violations. Cox can play right away, especially as a kickoff and punt returner.
A closer look at the Broncos' picks: Round 5/137 -- Perrish Cox, CB, 5-11, 195, Oklahoma State, Cox was a good value pick, one of the rare picks in which the Broncos didn't take a guy with impeccable character. Cox was suspended for the Cotton Bowl, but is a good player who can also return kicks. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Perrish Cox News
03/31/14 - CB Perrish Cox signed a one-year contract to remain with the 49ers.
Cox, 27, was released by the 49ers in November but performed well in the playoffs this past season when he was re-signed and called upon as a replacement.
He was released three times in 2013, including twice by the Seattle Seahawks, but was re-signed by the 49ers less than a week before the 49ers' wild-card playoff win against the Green Bay Packers. he weas re-signed after nopt being tendered as a restrticted free agent.
He was the team's slot cornerback in the first two playoff games when Carlos Rogers was sidelined by a hamstring injury.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported Cox presumably will receive a $645,000 base salary, the minimum for a player with three years of experience.
01/15/14 - CB Perrish Cox has gotten time as the team's nickel corner with Carlos Rogers shelved. Rogers usually starts opposite Tramaine Brock in base situations and moves to the slot in three-wide receiver situations.
"We'll practice and the players that we feel give us the best opportunity in certain situations, nickel, dime, base, we'll play in there," said coach JJim Harbaugh.
12/11/13 - CB Perrish Cox was re-signed by Seattle on Wednesday to replace the injured Jeron Johnson on the 53-man roster. Cox was signed for a day in November but then released when the team became aware that the appeal by Brandon Browner of his proposed suspension for violating the NFL's drug policy might result in Browner still being able to play this season. There was no word through Wednesday when a decision will come on that appeal.
09/13/12 - CB Perrish Cox was so hyped up for the season opener after being away for a year, he said he almost cramped up.
08/05/12 - CB Perrish Cox continues to impress. While he hasn't made an interception yet, Cox is constantly in the jersey of whomever he is covering, whether it's a future Hall of Famer in Randy Moss or an undrafted rookie. Cox could wind up taking the nickel back duties away from Pro Bowl player Carlos Rogers, which would allow Rogers to cover outside receivers when the 49ers go to their nickel defense. Cox has also shown a flair for returning punts and could serve as the main back up to Ted Ginn Jr. Cox is hoping to revive his career after spending a year in a court room dealing with a sexual assault allegation. He was exonerated.