Football The Best Safeties in NFL History  

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1,627 814
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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1,531 764
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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1,338 662
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Washington Redskins, Miami Hurricanes football

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1,323 654
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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1,620 822
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Pittsburgh Steelers

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956 580
Steve Atwater is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Denver Broncos, New York Jets, Arkansas Razorbacks football

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208 70
Rod Woodson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Cody J Engisch added Pittsburgh Steelers, Oakland Raiders, Purdue Boilermakers football

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123 40
Charles Woodson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
1519765977530 added Michigan Wolverines football, Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers -

As a Packer, was a Corner/Safety hybrid

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663 549
Paul Krause is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings

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134 74
John Lynch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Cody J Engisch added Stanford Cardinal football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Denver Broncos

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427 361
Earl Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Seattle Seahawks

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450 388
Eric Berry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Tennessee Volunteers football, Kansas City Chiefs

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425 368
Kam Chancellor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Seattle Seahawks

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613 606
Rodney Harrison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
New England Patriots, San Diego Chargers, Western Illinois Leathernecks football

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581 628
Jack Tatum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders, Ohio State Buckeyes football

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46 30
Bob Sanders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers, Iowa Hawkeyes football

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40 28
Harrison Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Minnesota Vikings

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67 61
Eric Weddle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Utah Utes football, San Diego Chargers

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33 21
Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Erin Zachary added

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45 37
Lawyer Milloy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Washington Huskies football

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34 25
Donnie Shell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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402 487
Kenny Easley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Seattle Seahawks, UCLA Bruins football

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391 476
Larry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History

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30 23
Charlie Waters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Dallas Cowboys

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29 22
Cliff Harris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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41 39
Aeneas Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added

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26 22
LeRoy Butler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Green Bay Packers, Florida State Seminoles football

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33 33
Malcolm Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added New Orleans Saints

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52 61
Tyrann Mathieu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Arizona Cardinals, LSU Tigers football

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18 16
Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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30 35
Adrian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added NC State Wolfpack football, Arizona Cardinals, New England Patriots

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18 19
Jake Scott is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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17 19
Dick Anderson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Miami Dolphins

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16 18
Yale Lary is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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5 3
Devin McCourty is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
hdalessio21 added Rutgers Scarlet Knights football, New England Patriots

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4 3
Clarence Scott is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
LuckyDarth123 added Cleveland Browns -

Over 30 Career Interceptions

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9 10
Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
1525304932022 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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16 20
Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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11 13
Antoine Bethea is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Jordan Miller0 added Indianapolis Colts, Howard Bison football

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13 19
Tim McDonald is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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10 17
Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys

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326 476
Willie Wood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History

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6 12
HaHa Clinton-Dix is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
SuperUnicorn33 added Green Bay Packers , Alabama Crimson Tide Football

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342 504
Darren Sharper is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, William & Mary Tribe football

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12 22
Carnell Lake is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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8 18
Jack Christiansen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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9 20
Glover Quin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Erin Zachary added Houston Texans, Detroit Lions

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287 437
Ken Houston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History

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7 23
Chuck Cecil is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Dphil1983 added

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10 30
Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Safeties in NFL History
Rusty Shackelford added Kansas City Chiefs