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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
09/29/14 - CB Perrish Cox made his second consecutive start in place of injured Tramaine Brock and had his best game, recording an interception, a fumble recovery and four passes defensed. The interception was Cox's second of the year and came on the Eagles' final play of the game. He is making a strong case to take over for nickel back Jimmie Ward when Brock returns from his toe injury.
09/28/14 - CB Perrish Cox intercepted a pass, recovered a fumble and had four passes defensed Sunday in San Francisco's 26-21 victory against Philadelphia. He started his third game in a row in place of injured CB Tramaine Brock.
09/15/14 - LCB Perrish Cox got the start for injured Tramaine Brock in Sunday's loss to Chicago. Cox was credited with two tackles and one pass defensed In the game.
09/08/14 - CB Perrish Cox stepped in for injured DB Tramaine Brock early in Sunday's win at Dallas and had an interception in the 28-17 win. The pick was the second of Cox's career, his first since Oct. 19, 2010, as a member of the Denver Broncos.
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.