Top Ten Best NFL Safeties

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The Top Ten

1 Troy Polamalu 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.

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2 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. - schaf1492

He is thr biggest ball hawk in the NFL - gocanes52

Where is ronnie lott how come he's not here

3 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?

He changed how SS should cover and blitz.

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4 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!!!! - crazyeyes56

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

best

5 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

"The Meast"... Defenetly would of been #1 if he was still here with us. HAIL TO THE REDSKINS!

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6 Steve Atwater 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.

7 Earl Thomas III Earl Thomas III Earl Thomas III is an American football safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. V 2 Comments
8 Bob Sanders

Bob Sanders is a beast

He should be #3

Small but mighty

Running backs watch out for Sanders

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

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

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10 John Lynch 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. - Hcgnkhu

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

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The Contenders

11 Roy Williams
12 Laron Landry

The only one I would want to try to fit into the shoes of Taylor (RIP) - Pag1

He kills peolpe

Force

Beast! Hail!

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13 O.J Atogwe
14 Kenny Phillips
15 Lawyer Milloy
16 Gibril Wilson
17 Jack Tatum

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

18 Ken Houston
19 Eric Weddle Eric Weddle Eric Steven Weddle is an American football free safety for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.
20 Rodney Harrison
21 Tyrann Mathieu Tyrann Mathieu Tyrann Devine Mathieu is an American football safety for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. V 1 Comment
22 George Atkinson
23 Patrick Chung

Force

24 Larry Wilson
25 Cliff Harris

He starred for the Cowboys in the 70s, making six Pro Bowls and 3 All-Pro Teams.

26 Willie Wood

He starred for the Packers in the 60s, also being a punt returner. He made 48 interceptions too.

27 Merton Hanks
28 Tim McDonald
29 T. J. Ward T. J. Ward Terrell Ray Ward, Jr. is an American football safety for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.
30 Malcolm Jenkins Malcolm Jenkins Malcolm Jenkins is an American football safety for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.
31 Rodney McLeod
32 Reshad Jones
33 Paul Krause
34 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.

Greatest S as of right now. Has amazing speed and can make plays not many can.

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