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Tony Jefferson, safety

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That is a dumb, Hurneyesque move in the modern NFL. It is 2012 and the days of gearing to stop the run and control the clock are over and the Safety position is seeing its value skyrocket and a premium on talented Safeties are being demanded because of it.

Cool maybe i'm next in line for the job then. I for one am tired of bitching about godfrey and whoever else being run over by any back that weighs over 190. Safeties covering jobs are not as complicated as corner covering jobs. Which is why I said what I said. I would take a washed up minter over the baby back bullshit we have right now.

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Except your previous post contradicted everything you put in this post. You dismissed the player brought forth in the OP because he was under 6 feet, and didn't care to consider his talent or any of the things you mentioned just now.

no it didn't.

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i would rather have someone with some height to him. over 6' please.

so you wouldnt take Earl Thomas or Troy Polamalu?Tony Jefferson plays similar to Earl.

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so you wouldnt take Earl Thomas or Troy Polamalu?Tony Jefferson plays similar to Earl.

i'm just looking down the road. WRs are getting bigger and TEs are becoming a bigger part of the passing game.

safeties have to be able to keep up.

if i have a choice between two safeties that don't have a whole lot of separation as far as talent is concerned and one is 5'10 and the other is 6'2 i'm going to probably go with the taller one.

it's just a preference.

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Would prefer a safety that can tackle first and foremost. Then if they can cover too awesome. Also would like a safety to be a leader back there. Give me Swearinger.. please and thank you.

Tj McDonald...great in the pass and run game and he's a team captain

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Tony Jefferson is listed at 5'11'.. and runs a 4.4.. hits like a ton of bricks and craves physical contact. Jefferson would be the best safety on our team straight out of the 2nd round. The guy has sideline to sideline speed and great technique in both coverage and tackling.

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Tony Jefferson is listed at 5'11'.. and runs a 4.4.. hits like a ton of bricks and craves physical contact. Jefferson would be the best safety on our team straight out of the 2nd round. The guy has sideline to sideline speed and great technique in both coverage and tackling.

my favorite safety prospect right now. reminds me a lot of Earl Thomas,plays bigger than his size.

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i'm just looking down the road. WRs are getting bigger and TEs are becoming a bigger part of the passing game.

safeties have to be able to keep up.

if i have a choice between two safeties that don't have a whole lot of separation as far as talent is concerned and one is 5'10 and the other is 6'2 i'm going to probably go with the taller one.

it's just a preference.

but some guys can just get the job done, at a smaller size. Troy P, Earl T are smaller safeties but are just as physical as some of the bigger guys and can cover anybody from RBs to TEs to WRs.

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Dynamite comes in small packages. The 2 best safties of the last decade, Ed Reed and Troy Polamalu are 5'11' and 5'10' respectively, under 6ft tall. Tony Jefferson has that kind of ability and mentality. I hope we consider him at the top of the 2nd round. He might jump to the 1st round depending on his combine.

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i think he jumps into the 1st round.

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I hope he doesnt jump into the first.

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Jefferson, Lester, Elam, Swearinger and Rambo may all falls into the 2nd. Anyone of those are major major upgrade over Naka and Sherrod. May even be better than Godfrey.

I'd our FO isn't scare, take Ray Ray Armstrong the former "U". He has off field issues but the kid is a real baller and an instant play maker in the NFL.

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