Found June 29, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
Normally teams will praise a player to no ends in order to get said player to sign with them. With cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie the Denver Broncos took a different approach. Via The Bradenton Harlad  Rodgers-Cromartie says that it took the Broncos critiquing him to fully win him over. They told me about my flaws. Nobody had done that, and it impressed me,” Rodgers-Cromartie said Friday, wrapping up his three-day basketball camp at the Palmetto Boys and Girls Club. “They told me what I needed to work and how they would get me better instead of telling me about what I could do Rodgers-Cromartie was drafted in the first round by the Arizona Cardinals. After not showing the consistency of a first rounder he was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles and this past off season he signed with the Denver Broncos as a free agent. Rodgers-Cromartie has shown he has the skill necessary to be a top corner in the league. If the Broncos can get that Rodgers-Cromartie, the Broncos will see a ...
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