AFC North Positional Rankings: Safety

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Aug 24, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Cincinnati Bengals strong safety George Iloka (43) works out prior to the game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

This preseason positional ranking series will focus on the AFC North, looking at each position and where each team stands in comparison with its rivals. And today, it will finally come to a close. We’ve looked at each team’s quarterbacks, running backswide receiversoffensive linesdefensive lineslinebackers and corners, so now let’s take a look at the safety tandems within the AFC North, determining which duo is best.

Safety play is crucial for defensive success, especially in the AFC North, a division loaded with quarterback talent. While two teams in the division have adequate safety duos, two teams boast some of the NFL’s best safety tandems. Take a look at the safety tandems in the AFC North as we compare each duo side by side.