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Top Ten Safety nfl

Harrison ​Smith​
Harrison ​Smith​

Harrison Smith (born February 2, 1989) is an American football safety for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted in the first round, 29th overall of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football for Notre Dame. Smith was graded the best player in the NFL by Pro Football Focus.

Eric Berry​
Eric Berry​

James Eric Berry (born December 29, 1988) is an American football safety for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Chiefs fifth overall in the 2010 NFL Draft.

Earl Thomas​
Earl Thomas​

Earl Thomas III (born May 7, 1989) is an American football free safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Seahawks in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft and would later assist with the team's first Super Bowl victory in Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos.

Kam ​Chancellor​
Kam ​Chancellor​

Kameron Darnel Chancellor (born April 3, 1988) is an American football strong safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Virginia Tech, and was drafted by the Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Ronnie Lott​
Ronnie Lott​

Lott was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000, and is widely considered to be one of the best of all time at the safety position in NFL history and one of the best players in NFL history.

Malcolm ​Jenkins​
Malcolm ​Jenkins​

Malcolm Jenkins (born December 20, 1987) is an American football safety for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football as a cornerback for Ohio State University, earning consensus All-American honors, and winning the Jim Thorpe Award as a senior.

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Sean Taylor​
Sean Taylor​

Sean Michael Maurice Taylor (April 1, 1983 – November 27, 2007) was an American football player who was a free safety for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL) for four seasons.

Paul Krause​
Paul Krause​

Paul James Krause (born February 19, 1942) is a former American football safety who played in the National Football League (NFL). Gifted with a great frame, speed and range, Krause established himself as a defensive force against opposing wide receivers.

Eric Reid​
Eric Reid​

Reid was born to Eric and Sharon Reid in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He attended Dutchtown High School in Geismar, Louisiana, where he played football, basketball, and ran track. In football, he recorded 78 tackles, nine sacks, four interceptions, and three fumble recoveries as a junior.

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Brian ​Dawkins​
Brian ​Dawkins​

Brian Patrick Dawkins (born October 13, 1973) is a former American football safety. He played college football for Clemson University and was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 1996 NFL Draft.

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HaHa Clinton-​Dix​
HaHa Clinton-​Dix​

Ha'Sean Treshon "Ha Ha" Clinton-Dix is an American football free safety for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. He played college football at Alabama. Clinton-Dix was drafted by the Packers in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Morgan ​Burnett​
Morgan ​Burnett​

Morgan Burnett. Morgan Mark Burnett (born January 13, 1989) is an American football strong safety for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL).

Eric Weddle​
Eric Weddle​

Eric Steven Weddle (born January 4, 1985) is an American football free safety for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Utah, where he was a consensus All-American.

Patrick Chung​
Patrick Chung​

Patrick Christopher Chung (born August 19, 1987) is an American football strong safety for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Patriots in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Lamarcus ​Joyner​
Lamarcus ​Joyner​

Los Angeles Rams safety Lamarcus Joyner signed his franchise tag on Monday, the team announced. The Rams placed the franchise tag on Joyner last month.

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Kenny ​Vaccaro​
Kenny ​Vaccaro​

Could the safety market finally begin to see dominoes fall? Ex-Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro is visiting the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.

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Glover Quin​
Glover Quin​

Glover Freeman Quin Jr. (born January 15, 1986) is an American football safety for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at New Mexico and Southwest Mississippi Community College, and was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft

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Reshad ​Jones​
Reshad ​Jones​

Reshad Monquez Jones (born February 25, 1988) is an American football free safety for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

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Steve Atwater​
Steve Atwater​

Stephen Dennis Atwater (born October 28, 1966) is a former American football player who spent most of his career playing free safety for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). Atwater and Dennis Smith made up a Broncos secondary that was known for their ferocious hits on opposing players.

Emlen ​Tunnell​
Emlen ​Tunnell​

Emlen Lewis Tunnell (March 29, 1924 – July 23, 1975), sometimes known by the nickname "The Gremlin", was an American football player and coach. He was the first African American to play for the New York Giants and also the first to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Rodney ​Harrison​
Rodney ​Harrison​

Rodney Scott Harrison (born December 15, 1972) is a former professional American football player of the National Football League. Harrison played strong safety for the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots. He was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and winner of two Super Bowl rings.

Ken Houston​
Ken Houston​

Kenneth Ray Houston is a former American football safety in the American Football League and National Football League. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986. Houston played for the AFL's Houston Oilers from 1967 through 1969, and after the AFL–NFL merger, with the Oilers from 1970 through 1972, then with the Washington Redskins until 1980.

Charles ​Woodson​
Charles ​Woodson​

Woodson played the majority of his career at cornerback, but switched to safety later in his career. Woodson was drafted by the Oakland Raiders fourth overall in the 1998 NFL Draft. In his first season with Oakland, Woodson was selected as the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press.

Darren ​Sharper​
Darren ​Sharper​

Darren Mallory Sharper (born November 3, 1975) is a former American football safety and former broadcaster. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons before which Sharper played college football for the College of William & Mary.

Jack Tatum​
Jack Tatum​

John David Tatum (November 18, 1948 – July 27, 2010) was an American football safety who played ten seasons from 1971 through 1980 for the Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers in the National Football League (NFL).

Darren ​Woodson​
Darren ​Woodson​

Darren Ray Woodson is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He played his entire career for the Dallas Cowboys from 1992 to 2003. He was drafted by the Cowboys in the second round of the 1992 NFL Draft out of Arizona State University.

Larry Wilson​
Larry Wilson​

Larry Frank Wilson (born March 24, 1938) is a former professional football player, an eight-time All-Pro free safety with the St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League. He played his entire 13-year career with the Cardinals and remained on the team's payroll until 2003, long after the team moved to Arizona in 1988.

Bob Sanders​
Bob Sanders​

Demond "Bob" Sanders (born February 24, 1981) is a former professional American football player who was a safety in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons. He played college football for the University of Iowa.

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Kurt Coleman​
Kurt Coleman​

Kurt Coleman. Kurt Coleman (born July 1, 1988) is an American football safety for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Kenny Easley​
Kenny Easley​

Kenny Easley. Kenneth Mason Easley Jr. (born January 15, 1959) is a former American college and professional football player who was a strong safety in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons during the 1980s.