Draft on tape: Weapon safeties Chauncey Gardner-Johnson and Darnell Savage

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Draft on tape: Weapon safeties Chauncey Gardner-Johnson and Darnell Savage
Draft on tape: Weapon safeties Chauncey Gardner-Johnson and Darnell Savage

Florida's Chauncey Gardner-Johnson and Maryland's Darnell Savage are the new type of college football player. They represent an updated safety for the Seattle Seahawks to draft come April. These draft prospects are weapon safeties. The “free” and “strong” monikers applied to the safety position need updating. The terms are inadequate, meaning different things to different teams. Plus: the lines between the two on a lot of franchises have become increasingly blurred. A much better way of categorizing the safety position is by sorting them into categories. This is something that The Draft Network's Jon Ledyard did. While Ledyard had four differentiators, I use three: high, box and weapon. The high

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