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Old 02-26-2013, 12:05 PM   #267
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Default Re: Steelers will select 17th in 2013 NFL Draft

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Oh, and Charles Davis just said that Eric Reid is a very similar guy to one Ryan Clark. He was saying how Eric Reid and Tyrann Mathieu played a very similar game to Ryan & Troy. Tyrann would blitz and act on instinct, and Eric would take the over the top coverage and compensate for Mathieu's blitzing.

A cool comparison.
Good call on Reid. He is indeed more like Clark than like Polamalu. I had not thought if it that way. Thus, here are my tiered safety pairings:

1. Elam/Vaccaro... and Swearinger

2. Elam/Vaccaro... and Reid

3. Elam/Vaccaro... and Rambo/Williams

4. Elam/Vaccaro... and (insert R5 safety)
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