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The Best Safeties in NFL History  

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Ed Reed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets
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Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
USC Trojans football, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers
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Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Pittsburgh Steelers
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Brian Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles, Clemson Tigers football
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Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Washington Redskins, Miami Hurricanes football
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Rod Woodson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Cody J Engisch added Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders, Purdue Boilermakers football
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Charles Woodson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
yourgalemma added Michigan Wolverines football, Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers

As a Packer, was a Corner/Safety hybrid

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Steve Atwater is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Denver Broncos, New York Jets, Arkansas Razorbacks football
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John Lynch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Cody J Engisch added John Lynch Stanford Cardinal football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Denver Broncos
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Earl Thomas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Seattle Seahawks
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Paul Krause is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings
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Kam Chancellor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Seattle Seahawks
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Eric Berry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Tennessee Volunteers football, Kansas City Chiefs
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Eric Weddle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Utah Utes football, San Diego Chargers
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Harrison Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Harrison Smith Minnesota Vikings
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Donnie Shell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Donnie Shell
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Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Erin Zachary added
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Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
scaigwad82 added TCU Horned Frogs football, Washington Redskins, Columbus Red Birds

Sammy Baugh could do it all. He was a league leader in punting, passing, and intercepting. Sammy Baugh was a first ballet hall of famer in the first pro football hall of fame class, and on the official top 100 greatest NFL players list, he was ranked #14!

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Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Bob Sanders Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers, Iowa Hawkeyes football
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Aeneas Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added
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Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Joey Browner
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Rodney Harrison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
New England Patriots, San Diego Chargers, Western Illinois Leathernecks football
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Malcolm Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Malcolm Jenkins New Orleans Saints
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Charlie Waters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Dallas Cowboys
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Cliff Harris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added