Top Ten Best NFL Safeties

The Top Ten

Troy Polamalu Troy 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.

Hey! Whoa there! Polamalu may have worse records than Ed Reed but has anyone seen the interception he did against the Chargers?! Ed Reed got traded to the Texans in 2013 and then got traded again to the Jets. Troy Polamalu is obviously the better of the two.

# 1. He can catch anything and he is a better playmaker than anyone in the NFL or DA Bomb!

The Steelers have a top 3 defense with him, but it's below average without him, proven by the 2009 season.

Troy better than Ed Reed

Ed Reed

The best ever, even though injuries have slowed his career and physicality in the game. Ed reed changed the game, and made the defense into an offensive assault.

Polamalu is amazing but Reed is obviously the better out of the two.

He is thr biggest ball hawk in the NFL

Where is ronnie lott how come he's not here

Ronnie Lott

How isn't he on this list. He is the definition of a hard hitting safety

Best safety ever including he was the minister of the 49ers defense

How is he not number 1 what even is this?

Lott is the best ever how the heck is he not on thuis list

Brian Dawkins

I love this guy. Bears fans all wish they could say Mike Brown, but he's hurt, again! I hate that guy. GET RID OF HIM JERRY ANGELO!!!!

He's better than polamalu in every stat category period the only question is him or ed reed for number one

He should be number 1!


Steve Atwater Stephen Dennis Atwater nicknamed "Smiling Assassin" is a former American football player who spent most of his career playing free safety for the Denver Broncos.

Such a hard hitting safety he once knocked himself out because he hit an opponent so hard. The guy is so tough.

Sean Taylor

He was on the right path to become a superstar, but then he was murdered.

His death still haunts me to this day.

He would have been a top 2 safety. May Sean Taylor Rest In Peace. I'm a cowboys fan

His hits were out of this world it's sent players across the field

He would punish you when you ran the ball.

Bob Sanders

Bob Sanders is a beast

He should be #3

Small but mighty

Running backs watch out for Sanders

Earl Thomas III Earl Thomas III is an American football safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.

Best safety in the game
Enough said

Paul Krause
Kam Chancellor Kameron Darnel "Kam" Chancellor is an American football strong safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.

Most underrated player in nfl history

Ronnie Lott is more brutal

Most brutal safety there is
Best safety duo with Earl Thomas III

The Contenders

Larry Wilson
John Lynch John 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.

His hits were the best ever in the NFL. No safety could ever hit as hard as this guy. Once he even hit his brother-in-law.

Led his team to a Super Bowl. Leader of that 2003 D

Charles Woodson Charles Woodson is a former American football cornerback and free safety. He played college football for Michigan, where he led the Wolverines to a national championship in 1997. Woodson, a "two-way player" who played both offense and defense, won the Heisman Trophy in the same year, becoming the second, more.
Roy Williams
Laron Landry

The only one I would want to try to fit into the shoes of Taylor (RIP)

He kills peolpe

Beast! Hail!

He is boss his team beat p mannings

Ken Houston
O.J Atogwe
Kenny Phillips
Lawyer Milloy
Jack Tatum

All of those other Guys modeled their game AFTER JACK TATUM...Fact

Gibril Wilson
Rodney Harrison
Tyrann Mathieu Tyrann Devine Mathieu is an American football safety for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.


Eric Weddle Eric Steven Weddle is an American football free safety for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.
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