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Rank the safeties in this draft 1-10

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by tm1119, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    This is 1 of the few positions where there is no clear cut #1 prospect and depending on who you ask it could be any 1 of 3 or 4 guys.

    Mine would go as follows:

    #1- Reid
    #2- Elam
    #3- Vaccaro
    #4- Rambo
    #5- Thomas
    #6- Swearinger
    #7- Jefferson
    #8- McDonald
    #9- S. Williams
    #10- D. Williams
  2. blackbull

    blackbull Well-Known Member

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    Reid 1? lol

    Elam and Shawn Williams will have the two best careers. Elam by far. Reid is so overrated it's not even funny. Shawn Williams will have a Dashon Gholston effect on whatever defense he goes to. Knocking people out and enforcing.
  3. patrickstillhere

    patrickstillhere Member

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    1.Vaccaro
    2.Elam
    3.Reid
    ...
  4. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    I saw McDonald and Monte work together, after that I rank McDonald number 10.
  5. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    really under rating Shawn Williams

    Vcarro
    Elam
    Reid
    Thomas
    Jefferson
    S.Williams
    Rambo
  6. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    Early list..

    1-Vaccaro
    2-Elam
    3-Reid
    4-Williams
    5-Thomas
    6-Jefferson
    7-Rambo
    8-McDonald
    9-Lester
    10-Swearinger
  7. dwight

    dwight Well-Known Member

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    I'm like you Reid is overrated. I wonder why fans think he is so good.
  8. Goldenrichards83

    Goldenrichards83 Active Member

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    I rank them on who will have the best career:

    1 Williams
    2 Jefferson
    3 Vaccaro
    4 Elam
    5 Rambo
    6 Reid
    7 McDonald
    8 Lester
    9 Swearinger
    10 Thomas
  9. FuzzyLumpkins

    FuzzyLumpkins The Boognish

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    I must admit that when absolutely certain statements like this are made as player evaluations I get a chuckle.
  10. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    I'm no expert but I'm not impressed with any of them except Phillip Thomas. I'd put him at 1, even if he's a small school kid.

    Dude clearly gets the concept of how important turnovers are too...

    [youtube]jWqKCN-5pZM[/youtube]

    We don't even mention turnovers because they are so unheard of.
  11. JonJon

    JonJon Injured Reserve

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    I'll give you a name of a CB that I think could be moved to FS in the NFL, and could thrive in a cover 2 system: David Amerson, NC State. He is 6-2, 194 and played FS in high school before switching to CB. He is very physical and played a lot of zone in college. What I like most is that he has 18 career interceptions, knows how to read the QB's eyes and jump routes. The reason why I think he may be moved to FS is because he doesn't have the straight line speed that NFL CB's need and got burned some in man coverage. If he keeps the action in front of him, I think he will be spectacular.
  12. DEMARC0MURRAY29

    DEMARC0MURRAY29 Active Member

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    This guy is #1

    [youtube]rREjDTpTedE[/youtube]
  13. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    Rambo has 16 INTs and 6 FFs during his career at Georgia......He knows a little bit about the turnover game.
  14. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    how is his tackling ability?
  15. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    I've watched a lot of tape on most of these guys and I'm confident it's:

    1. Elam
    2. Vacarro (very close 2nd)
    3. Reid
    4. Jefferson
    5. Williams
    6. Rambo
    7. Thomas
    8. McDonald
  16. DEMARC0MURRAY29

    DEMARC0MURRAY29 Active Member

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    Now that's a good list!
  17. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    I want Elam, dude finds the football!
  18. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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    I would love to grab Elam in this draft but we have more pressing needs along the trenches.
  19. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Dives at legs way too often. That crap won't fly in the NFL.
  20. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    Pretty sure Phillip Thomas had 13 INT's and 6 FF's plus he missed all of 2011.

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