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Old 02-10-2006, 03:22 PM   #1
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Best Safety in the League???

As much as I love Sean Taylor, i still have to believe Ed Reed is the best. I know he had a bad season for a variety of reasons, but why is everyone on the Troy Polamalu boat so quickly? It seems like every year there's a new
"best" at a position in the league...it drives me CRAZY!!!!
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Old 02-10-2006, 03:49 PM   #2
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

I'll take Taylor anyday of the week. (with or without a loogie)

I still remember JJ Arrington laying down like a girl before Taylor laid a pretty mild hit on him. The thing that impresses the most about Taylor is the way he closes in the ball while it's in the air. - Amazing
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Old 02-10-2006, 03:58 PM   #3
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I'll take Taylor anyday of the week. (with or without a loogie)

I still remember JJ Arrington laying down like a girl before Taylor laid a pretty mild hit on him. The thing that impresses the most about Taylor is the way he closes in the ball while it's in the air. - Amazing
JJ arrington did that a lot this year though. A RB that avoids contact is a wasted pick.

I liked taylor out jumping randy moss to deflect a pass in the vikings game the best myself
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Old 02-10-2006, 04:09 PM   #4
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I will take the hit he put on that cowboy reciever in the first game when he seperated him from the ball and it went about 15 yards in the other direction!
Yes, that was a hellacious hit! It would be nice to see us blitz him a little more, though I'm totally happy with the way Williams uses him.
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Old 02-10-2006, 04:10 PM   #5
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

Taylor is good but he isn't great yet. He can't read offense that well yet and is susceptible to getting beat on the deep ball.
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Taylor is good but he isn't great yet. He can't read offense that well yet and is susceptible to getting beat on the deep ball.
I have 2 agree on this 1 he has a lot of potential but still makes a lot of mistakes is like williams he was really great when he was with woodson because he had 2 handle less coverage and do what he does best that's play close to the line.

Now that he has 2 do more coverage he's shown some flaws right now Ed reed for me is the more complete Safety Polamalu benefits for the defense they played but he has shown a lot of upsite.
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If we're talking the future, Taylor no doubt. Right now give me Mike Brown.
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

If Taylor can stay out of the slammer, He will become one of the best ever. He could be up there with Ronnie Lott one day. Will just have to wait and see. I would take a free take S.T all day long.
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

Ed Reed because he is an amazing player who has almost no flaws in his game. He also is a beast on special teams with a shitload of punt and kick blocks. He's will also probably break the record for most defensive touchdowns by one player.
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

Dan Patrick interviewed Chad Johnson on ESPN Radio the Thurs or Fri before the Super Bowl and asked who are the best defensive backs. For safeties, Johnson said Chris Hope (the "other" Steeler safety) and Ed Reed of the Ravens were the two best.

Johnson also called out Champ Bailey as the best cornerback by far.
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As much as I love Sean Taylor, i still have to believe Ed Reed is the best. I know he had a bad season for a variety of reasons, but why is everyone on the Troy Polamalu boat so quickly? It seems like every year there's a new
"best" at a position in the league...it drives me CRAZY!!!!

Ask yourself this...Of all the safeties in the league, who would you rather have playing for us? Your lying to yourself if you say anyone other than Sean Taylor. This guy puts fear in opponents and teams make it a priority to keep balls out of his area.
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

if he does his homework,taylor will be far and away the best safety in the league.IF he does his work
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Old 02-10-2006, 07:18 PM   #13
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ill take ST over all those other guys
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Re: Best Safety in the League???

Ed Reed is a vicious pack of dynamite. ST is younger so he has more growth potential (off the field, that's another subject) but if I had to put a SB team together right now and I have a one year window Ed Reed would be an automatic selection.
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Ed Reed is a vicious pack of dynamite. ST is younger so he has more growth potential (off the field, that's another subject) but if I had to put a SB team together right now and I have a one year window Ed Reed would be an automatic selection.
how bout both because Taylor is a FS and Reed is a SS
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