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Milliner overcomes shaky start, closes strong

Dee Milliner | New York Jets

Dee Milliner is no stranger to playing in big games having played in two National Championship games while at Alabama before the New York Jets drafted him in April. In front of almost 77,000 screaming fans at MetLife Stadium, it was no surprise that Milliner's nerves were running high. The Jets' rookie cornerback had a very solid performance in his pro debut.

In the regular season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jets' fans got to see their first round draft pick in action for the full contest. Milliner, who was matched up with former Pro Bowler Vincent Jackson for most of the game, had a fairly good showing in his first NFL start. "First to start off they got a couple plays there on me but after that players came to me and told me to just be... Recommended Stories

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