Earl Thomas These are the NFL safety rankings entering the 2013 season.

These rankings are based off of an individual's statistics and accomplishments at the end of the 2012-13 season.

Also taken into consideration are the individual's current situation with their respected team entering the '13 season. 

Only safeties listed as current 'team starters' are eligible for the preseason rankings.

End of the season rankings may include more or less players based off of playing time and statistics. 

These rankings do NOT include the first two weeks of play in the 2013 season as these rankings were determined BEFORE week1 started.

 

2013 NFL Safety Ranks


1) Earl Thomas
- Seattle Seahawks

2012-2013 Rank: 10

2012-2013 Statistics: 66 combined tackles; 3 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 79 combined tackles; 4 INT; 1 TD

 

2) Troy Polamalu - Pittsburgh Steelers

2012-2013 Rank: NR

2012-2013 Statistics: 34 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 89 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

3) Dashon Goldson - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2012-2013 Rank: 2

2012-2013 Statistics: 69 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 75 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

4) Eric Weddle - San Diego Chargers

2012-2013 Rank: 9

2012-2013 Statistics: 97 combined tackles; 3 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 100 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

 

5) William Moore - Atlanta Falcons 

2012-2013 Rank: 6

2012-2013 Statistics: 75 combined tackles; 4 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 80 combined tackles; 3 INT; 1 TD

 

6) Jairus Byrd - Buffalo Bills

2012-2013 Rank: 8

2012-2013 Statistics: 76 combined tackles; 5 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 59 combined tackles; 4 INT; 1 TD

 

7) Morgan Burnett - Green Bay Packers

2012-2013 Rank: 5

2012-2013 Statistics: 123 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 101 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

8) Devin McCourty - New England Patriots

2012-2013 Rank: 4

2012-2013 Statistics: 82 combined tackles; 5 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 77 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

 

9) Eric Berry - Kansas City Chiefs

2012-2013 Rank: 26

2012-2013 Statistics: 86 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 90 combined tackles; 3 INT; 1 TD

 

10) Donte Whitner - San Francisco 49ers

2012-2013 Rank: 16

2012-2013 Statistics: 82 combined tackles; 1 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 90 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

 

11) Harrison Smith - Minnesota Vikings

2012-2013 Rank: 7

2012-2013 Statistics: 103 combined tackles; 3 INT; 2 TD

2013 Projections: 100 combined tackles; 2 INT; 1 TD

 

12) Bernard Pollard - Tennessee Titans

2012-2013 Rank: 14

2012-2013 Statistics: 98 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 103 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

13) Thomas Decoud - Atlanta Falcons

2012-2013 Rank: 3

2012-2013 Statistics: 76 combined tackles; 6 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 64 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

 

14) Ed Reed - Houston Texans

2012-2013 Rank: 1

2012-2013 Statistics: 58 combined tackles; 4 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 47 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

15) Danieal Manning - Houston Texans

2012-2013 Rank: 19

2012-2013 Statistics: 77 combined tackles; 2 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 76 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

16) Charles Woodson - Oakland Raiders 

2012-2013 Rank: NR

2012-2013 Statistics: 38 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 47 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

17) Reggie Nelson - Cincinnati Bengals

2012-2013 Rank: 15

2012-2013 Statistics: 84 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 87 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

18) Michael Griffin - Tennessee Titans

2012-2013 Rank: 23

2012-2013 Statistics: 78 combined tackles; 4 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 88 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

 

19) Laron Landry - Indianapolis Colts

2012-2013 Rank: 17

2012-2013 Statistics: 99 combined tackles; 2 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 91 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

 

20) Kam Chancellor - Seattle Seahawks

2012-2013 Rank: 11

2012-2013 Statistics: 100 combined tackles; 0 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 84 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

 

Reshad Jones 21) Reshad Jones - Miami Dolphins

2012-2013 Rank: 12

2012-2013 Statistics: 96 combined tackles; 4 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 93 combined tackes; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

22) Antoine Bethea - Indianapolis Colts

2012-2013 Rank: 18

2012-2013 Statistics: 100 combined tackles; 0 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 98 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

23) Chris Clemons - Miami Dolphins

2012-2013 Rank: 37

2012-2013 Statistics: 98 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 100 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

 

24) Malcolm Jenkins - New Orleans Saints

2012-2013 Rank: 30

2012-2013 Statistics: 94 combined tackles; 1 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 85 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

25) Major Wright  - Chiacgo Bears

2012-2013 Rank: 28

2012-2013 Statistics: 71 combined tackles; 4 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 75 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

 

26) Ryan Clark - Pittsburgh Steelers

2012-2013 Rank: 21

2012-2013 Statistics: 102 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 81 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

27) Glover Quin - Detriot Lions

2012-2013 Rank: 20

2012-2013 Statistics: 85 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 87 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

28) Charles Godfrey - Carolina Panthers

2012-2013 Rank: NR

2012-2013 Statistics: 69 combined tackles; 2 INT; 1 TD

2013 Projections: 79 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

 

29) Louis Delmas - Detriot Lions

2012-2013 Rank: NR

2012-2013 Statistics: 38 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 67 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

30) Dawan Landry - New York Jets

2012-2013 Rank: 32

2012-2013 Statistics: 100 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 99 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

31) Antrel Rolle - New York Giants

2012-2013 Rank: 33

2012-2013 Statistics: 95 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 97 combined tackles; 3 INT; 1 TD

 

32) Roman Harper - New Orleans Saints 

2012-2013 Rank: 29

2012-2013 Statistics: 115 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 102 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

33) Yeremiah Bell - Arizona Cardinals

2012-2013 Rank: 40

2012-2013 Statistics: 89 combined tackles; 0 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 90 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

34) Mark Barron - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2012-2013 Rank: NR

2012-2013 Statistics: 89 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 81 combine tackles; 2 INT; 1 TD

 

35) Steve Gregory - New England Patriots

2012-2013 Rank: 38

2012-2013 Statistics: 38 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 55 combined tackles; 3 INT; 1 TD

 

36) Eric Reid - San Francisco 49ers (R)

2012-2013 Rank: NR

2012-2013 Statistics: N/A

2013 Projections: 60 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

 

37) Tyvon Branch - Oakland Raiders

2012-2013 Rank: 36 

2012-2013 Statistics: 94 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 101 combined tackles; 0 INT; 0 TD

 

38) T.J. Ward - Cleveland Browns

2012-2013 Rank: NR

2012-2013 Statistics: 68 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 65 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

 

39) Dwight Lowery - Jacksonville Jaguars

2012-2013 Rank: NR

2012-2013 Statistics: 31 combined tackles; 1 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 74 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD

 

40) Chris Conte - Chicago Bears

2012-2013 Rank: NR

2012-2013 Statistics: 68 combined tackles; 2 INT; 0 TD

2013 Projections: 60 combined tackles; 3 INT; 0 TD