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Safeties Ready To Show They're Best in Class

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Safety is an enormous need for the Packers as they scout the talent at this week's NFL Combine. We have thoughts from some of the top prospects, and NFL Network's Mike Mayock weighs in on the depth and top talent in the class.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Deone Bucannon looked at the questioner as if he had a third eye. "Are you the best safety in this draft class?" "C'mon" Bucannon said. "Yes. I don't think there's anyone better than me." It was the same point-blank answer delivered by Vanderbilt's Kenny Ladler. "Yes, I am. The numbers prove it," he said. Interestingly, of the top safeties who spoke at the Scouting Combine on...

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