football The Best Safeties in NFL History  

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1,426 705
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Ronnie Lott USC Trojans football, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers

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1,502 749
Ed Reed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Ed Reed Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets

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1,495 746
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Troy Polamalu Pittsburgh Steelers

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1,231 613
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Sean Taylor Washington Redskins, Miami Hurricanes football

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1,208 600
Brian Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Brian Dawkins Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles, Clemson Tigers football

6
896 547
Steve Atwater is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Steve Atwater Denver Broncos, New York Jets, Arkansas Razorbacks football

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145 45
Rod Woodson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Cody J Engisch added Rod Woodson Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders, Purdue Boilermakers football

8
615 526
Paul Krause is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Paul Krause Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings

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65 15
Charles Woodson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
1519765977530 added Charles Woodson Michigan Wolverines football, Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers - As a Packer, was a Corner/Safety hybrid

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95 48
John Lynch is listed (or ranked) 10 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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377 330
Earl Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Earl Thomas Seattle Seahawks

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400 355
Eric Berry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Eric Berry Tennessee Volunteers football, Kansas City Chiefs

13
372 336
Kam Chancellor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Kam Chancellor Seattle Seahawks

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575 586
Rodney Harrison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rodney Harrison New England Patriots, San Diego Chargers, Western Illinois Leathernecks football

The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

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559 609
Jack Tatum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Jack Tatum Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders, Ohio State Buckeyes football

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45 39
Eric Weddle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Eric Weddle Utah Utes football, San Diego Chargers

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377 469
Kenny Easley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Kenny Easley Seattle Seahawks, UCLA Bruins football

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367 461
Larry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History

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28 25
Aeneas Williams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Aeneas Williams

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19 15
Donnie Shell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Donnie Shell

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13 7
Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Erin Zachary added Mel Renfro

The Toughest Professional Fighters in History

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15 10
Charlie Waters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Charlie Waters Dallas Cowboys

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14 10
Cliff Harris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Cliff Harris

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22 21
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 24 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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18 16
Harrison Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Harrison Smith Minnesota Vikings

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26 28
Lawyer Milloy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Lawyer Milloy Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Washington Huskies football

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10 8
Jake Scott is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Jake Scott

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16 17
Malcolm Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Malcolm Jenkins New Orleans Saints

The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

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12 12
LeRoy Butler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added LeRoy Butler Green Bay Packers, Florida State Seminoles football

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9 8
Dick Anderson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Dick Anderson Miami Dolphins

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9 9
Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Dennis Smith

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10 12
Yale Lary is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Yale Lary

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34 49
Tyrann Mathieu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Tyrann Mathieu Arizona Cardinals, LSU Tigers football

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3 5
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Jordan Miller0 added Antoine Bethea Indianapolis Colts, Howard Bison football

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17 27
Adrian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Adrian Wilson NC State Wolfpack football, Arizona Cardinals, New England Patriots

The Weirdest Sports from Around the World

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6 11
Tim McDonald is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Tim McDonald

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8 14
Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Joey Browner

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316 470
Willie Wood is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History

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5 12
Jack Christiansen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Jack Christiansen

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326 495
Darren Sharper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Darren Sharper New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, William & Mary Tribe football

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7 17
Carnell Lake is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Carnell Lake

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4 13
Glover Quin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Erin Zachary added Glover Quin Houston Texans, Detroit Lions

The Best Madden NFL Cover Athletes

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4 14
Chuck Cecil is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Chuck Cecil

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3 13
Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Roy Williams Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys

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269 433
Ken Houston is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History

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2 13
Darren Perry is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Darren Perry

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5 25
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Mike Brown Kansas City Chiefs

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5 27
Tavon Wilson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Tavon Wilson New England Patriots

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7 34
Mike Minter is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History

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222 438
Deron Cherry is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History