Antonio Cromartie Speaker Profile
Cornerback for the New York Jets
Antonio Cromartie Biography
Antonio Cromartie was born April 15, 1984 in Tallahassee,Florida and is a cornerback for the New York Jets of the National FootballLeague. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers 19th overall in the 2006 NFLDraft. He played college football at Florida State.
Cromartie is credited with the longest play in NFL history,as he returned a missed Minnesota Vikings field goal 109 yards for a touchdownon November 4, 2007.
On November 24, 2007, Cromartie became the starting cornerback, replacingDrayton Florence (who became a free agent at the end of the season).
In the AFC Divisional game against the Indianapolis Colts,Cromartie recorded another interception against Peyton Manning, and hisdefensive efforts during the game (including a forced fumble against MarvinHarrison) helped the Chargers knock off the defending-champion Colts.
In the AFC Championship game, Cromartie recorded aninterception against the Patriots' quarterback and 2007 NFL MVP Tom Brady. Inthis game, the Patriots' main big-play receiving threat and unanimous APAll-Pro, Randy Moss, was held to one catch for 18 yards and no touchdowns.However, despite the performance from the Chargers' secondary, the Patriotsended the Chargers' playoff run for the second consecutive season.
On December 16, 2007, Cromartie set a franchise record byrecording his 10th interception of the season, breaking the previous record of9 interceptions set by Charlie McNeil in 1961. His 10 interceptions led the NFLfor number of interceptions in 2007. In addition, Cromartie had 2 post seasoninterceptions.
Cromartie was one of three cornerbacks selected to the 2007AFC Pro Bowl team, his first selection. At the Pro Bowl, Cromartie interceptedtwo passes.
Cromartie did not have as successful of a third season.After stating before the season began that he'd like to break the all-timeinterception record in a season (14), he managed only 2 interceptions for theseason. At the end of the season, Cromartie announced that he played the entireseason with a broken hip. The injury was sustained in the first week of theseason against the Carolina Panthers.
Cromartie stated that this season was his best season yet.He finished the regular season with 3 interceptions, 33 tackles, and 10 passesdefended.
After a poor performance in a 17-14 home loss to the NewYork Jets in the divisional round of the 2010 NFL playoffs, the Chargers weredisappointed of Cromartie's apparent lack of effort in the game.
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