Daniel Jeremiah breaks down the best safeties in the draft

Daniel Jeremiah, formerly an NFL scout and presently an NFL.com analyst, has been breaking down the top safety prospects on twitter  recently. Here are his tweets.

March 17: “Getting ready to watch a ton of safeties… This has always been my toughest position to evaluate. Can watch 3-4 games and not see much…”

March 17: “RT more of a Vaccaro or Reid fan?> I love Vaccaro. I need to do more work on Reid. Watched 3 games and he didn’t do much”

March 17: “Finished studying 3 games on Jonathan Cyprien (safety-FIU)…Rock solid, well-rounded, day one starter. Fluid, athletic, tough, ball skills”

March 17: “My only concern with Cyprien involved a couple issues with communication…not on the same page with CB…Teams will ask him about those plays”

March 17: “Solid group of safeties this yr… finished up Phillip Thomas, has some fly-by missed tackles but outstanding ball skills. late 2/early 3.”

March 17: “RT Is it me or should Elam be valued over Vaccaro?> I like Vaccaro better. Like Elam but lack of size shows up (see Tennessee)”

March 17: “RT Your thoughts on Eric Reid?> One of toughest guys to figure out in the draft…I need to watch more on him.”

March 17: “Watched another game on DJ Swearinger…He’s one of my favorites! He plays without brakes…always at his top speed and looking to hit someone.”

March 18: “RT you consider eric reid a first round talent?> Not off the 4 games I’ve watched…I need to study more tape. Tough one”

March 18: “Nevada S Duke Williams is an excellent force player..Had several “wow” shots against run.. He will play early in nickel/dime/special teams.”

March 18: “5 game study and I can’t get excited about Eric Reid. Love size/speed but he misses too many tackles and he’s late off the hash too often.”

Jeremiah seems most enthusiastic about South Carolina free safety D.J. Swearinger. To watch some Swearinger highlights, click here.

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