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


The Top Ten

1 Ronnie Lott

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

2 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. V 1 Comment
3 Kenny Easley

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

4 Rodney Harrison

30/30 club speaks for itself - Todd

5 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. V 1 Comment
6 Brian Dawkins

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

7 Ed Reed

The greatest Ball Hawk Safety EVER! - Todd

8 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. V 1 Comment
9 Darren Woodson
10 Lawyer 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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