2012 NFL Draft: Ranking the 10 Best Safeties

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2012 NFL Draft: Ranking the 10 Best Safeties
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Yesterday, one of the best safeties in the last 25 years of the National Football League hung up the spikes after 16 years of service. 

Brian Dawkins played with reckless abandon and became one of the most feared defenders of his time. But many are arguing that the Dawkins-type safety is a dying breed in the NFL

In honor of Dawkins, it's only fair we rank this year's top 10 safeties in the draft. Who knows, maybe we'll be looking at the next Weapon X. 

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