Top 10 NFL Safeties of the Modern Era (1960 to 2015)


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1Ronnie Lott

Any guy who can play after getting his finger cut off during a game and, go back and play says it all. - Todd

2Steve AtwaterStephen Dennis Atwater nicknamed "Smiling Assassin" is a former American football player who spent most of his career playing free safety for the Denver Broncos.V1 Comment
3Kenny Easley

To bad his Career was cut short because of lousy Doctors. - Todd

4Rodney Harrison

30/30 club speaks for itself - Todd

5John LynchJohn Terrence Lynch, Jr. is a former American football strong safety who played fifteen seasons in the National Football League and is a current color commentator for the Fox network's coverage of the NFL.V1 Comment
6Brian Dawkins

Same as Lynch and was a hitter like Atwater. - Todd

7Ed Reed

The greatest Ball Hawk Safety EVER! - Todd

8Troy PolamaluTroy Aumua Polamalu is a former American football strong safety who played his entire twelve-year career for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.V1 Comment
9Darren Woodson
10Lawyer Milloy

I think He was extremely underrated. Not to take anything away from the guys I didn't mention but, the other guys would be Hanks, Cherry, Mc Donald, Adrian Wilson, among others. - Todd

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