With the advent of the Cover 2 and the NFL being more pass-happy than ever, safeties have become much more important in the grand scheme of things.
While only three safeties are receiving first-round grades, there is plenty of talent to be found in the later rounds.
You can find safeties in every round of every draft, and 2010 is no different. Look for some later-round picks to develop into sold starters.
Here are the top five safeties in the 2010 NFL Draft.