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Offline El3ment12  
#1 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 8:31:39 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: JustinAVA182 Go to Quoted Post
If only Nick Collins could come back :/



Still think he was the best safety we ever had. At least he got a ring.
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#2 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 8:47:30 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: El3ment12 Go to Quoted Post
Still think he was the best safety we ever had. At least he got a ring.


Don't be dissing Willie Wood. He was a stud. 8 times Pro Bowl. 5 time All Pro first team. 2 more on the 2nd team. 48 ints. When he played they had either 12 or 14 game seasons. Add another 26 games to his career in a pass happy league with a lot of weak qb's and he would be looking at 50 ints. Laugh
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#3 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 8:47:57 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: El3ment12 Go to Quoted Post
Still think he was the best safety we ever had. At least he got a ring.


Hmmm.. really?

I will say he might have been the most athletic safety in terms of range we have ever had.. probably close to Sharper there.

But in terms of best overall.. Willie Wood and Leroy Butler would have to be ranked above him.. IMO.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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#4 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 8:53:46 AM(UTC)
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I have to say NICK COLLINS.

I think it is disgusting how his career ended. But that's a different issue.

I will also say LEROY BUTLER. Dude was very, very underrated. Played much longer than Nick. Was all-90s and should be in the Hall.

As for Willie Wood, I never saw him play.
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Offline yooperfan  
#5 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 9:11:06 AM(UTC)
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Willie Wood hands down.
But probably alot of people on here never got to see him play.
Offline Since69  
#6 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 9:32:06 AM(UTC)
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I would say Darren Sharper, but I'm not Darren Sharper.

I think Willie Wood is #1, with Leroy Butler #2. I always liked Mark Murphy, too...
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#7 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 9:34:02 AM(UTC)
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Willie Wood.
Why is Jerry Kramer not in the Hall of Fame?
Offline Pack93z  
#8 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 9:36:20 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Since69 Go to Quoted Post
I always liked Mark Murphy, too...


One of my favorites growing up.. Mr. Clean.

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Offline JustJeff  
#9 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 10:35:31 AM(UTC)
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1. Willie Wood (and it's not close)
2a. LeRoy Butler
2b. Nick Collins
4. Don Hutson
5. Darren Sharper (it pains me to say it)

Butler is a long-shot for the Hall (he belongs), but the voters are such stat-whores.
Sadly, Sharper has the stats and longevity that gives him a much better chance.

Some of my other favorites were Chuck Cecil, Jesse Whittenton (who passed in 2012), Doug Hart and Kenny Stills
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#10 Posted : Thursday, February 28, 2013 10:38:19 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: JustJeff Go to Quoted Post
1. Willie Wood (and it's not close)
2a. LeRoy Butler
2b. Nick Collins
4. Don Hutson
5. Darren Sharper (it pains me to say it)

Butler is a long-shot for the Hall (he belongs), but the voters are such stat-whores.
Sadly, Sharper has the stats and longevity that gives him a much better chance.

Some of my other favorites were Chuck Cecil, Jesse Whittenton (who passed in 2012), Doug Hart and Kenny Stills


I knew Don Hutson played defense, but didn't know he was that talented. From Wiki "On defense, Hutson was a very good safety who intercepted 30 passes over the final six years of his career. Hutson's highest season total was in 1943, when he intercepted eight passes in only 10 games. In 1940, he led the NFL with 6 interceptions."
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