Inside The Denver Broncos’ Roster: The Strong Safeties


Published: July 19, 2009

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... a whole just may have been the worst in team history.

There was not an ounce of passion, poor tackling, and a complete lack of effort on the part of Denver's safety group in 2008.

The unit head coach Josh McDaniels, has put together for 2009 seems to be the polar opposite of that, and may be the deepest group of safeties on paper that the Broncos have had in a very, very long while.

That depth appears to be most prevalent at the strong safety position, where the Broncos made their biggest splash in the free agent signing period by signing future Hall of Fame selection Brian Dawkins from the Philadelphia Eagles.

Dawkins joins a Broncos team that has had a storied history of successful safeties including Steve Atwater, Dennis Smith, and John Lynch.

One of the most decorated safeties in NFL history, the thirteen year veteran has played in seven Pro Bowls, which is fourth most among any player at his position.  He has also been selected four ti...

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