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Tre'Davious Tracker: Bills' rookie CB pitches shutout in first playoff game

Tre'Davious White ended his high-caliber rookie season for the Bills with a statement game against the Jaguars in the opening round of the playoffs.

The first-year cornerback was thrown at three times and did not allow a catch. He broke up one pass — that he nearly intercepted. That equated to a passer rating of 39.6 for Blake Bortles.

His Pro Football Focus coverage grade was the seventh-best among 23 qualifying cornerbacks who participated in wild-card weekend.

He did not make a tackle nor did he miss one.

White finished his debut season in the NFL as PFF's highest-graded first rounder from the 2017 draft class.

Overall, he was targeted 80 times and surrendered just 38 receptions, making him one of 10 cornerbacks — out of 122 qualifiers — who gave up a catch rate below 50 percent.

According to PFF, he defended 12 passes, and the passer rating he allowed was 65.7, the 15th-lowest among qualifiers at his position (and counting the playoffs).

Looking ahead to the 2018 campaign, clearly, White is Buffalo's No. 1 cornerback after a marvelous rookie campaign. He seems to possess the type of character Sean McDermott and Brandon Beane want in their players and has the skill set to thrive in the Bills defense.

(Grades and stats courtesy of Pro Football Focus.)

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