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Deep Draft Class Could End Safety Dance

Cyprien (Derick E. Hingle - USA Today Sports)

Over the past five seasons, the Packers have churned through about 12 combinations at safety. This year's draft features about a dozen players who are worthy of going in the first four rounds and, according to one GM, could generate five or six starters.

In 2008, the Green Bay Packers lined up with Nick Collins and Atari Bigby as their starting safeties, though Bigby played in only seven games and was replaced by Aaron Rouse, among others. In 2009, the Packers lined up with Collins and Bigby again, though Bigby started 11 games and was replaced by Rouse, Derrick Martin and even linebacker Brandon Chillar. In 2010, the Packers trotted out Collins... Recommended Stories