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Bills safeties rate near top

Posted by Chris Brown on December 14, 2012 – 2:57 pm

ProFootballFocus, which watches game tape of every team and logs statistics and unique football metrics for every player has Bills safeties Jairus Byrd and George Wilson near the top of the league in performance at the safety position.

Byrd currently ranks second in the league in overall player rating trailing only San Diego’s Eric Weddle. George Wilson places a very respectable eighth on the list, making Buffalo the only team with a pair of safeties in the top 10.

The two also ranks ninth (Wilson) and 10th (Byrd) in performance in coverage league-wide at the safety position.

# Name               Team Snaps Overall
1  Eric Weddle  SD         859        22.0
2  Jairus Byrd BUF       848        21.3
3  Reshad Jones MIA  925        20.3
4  Kerry Rhodes ARZ  829         15.0
5  T.J. Ward CLV           959         14.7
6  Reggie Nelson CIN  776         11.4
6  Quintin Mikell SL     839         11.4
8  George Wilson BUF 744         9.8 
9  Ryan Clark    PIT       711          9.6
10  Ronde Barber TB   915          9.2

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