Matt Williamson takes a look at who the top safeties will be in 2016. Seattle's Early Thomas tops the list and doesn't figure to give way any time soon.
Gary Horton picks 48 playoff 'X factors' -- four guys per team -- who, while not household names, could swing the balance of the AFC and NFC playoffs. You'll find names like Roman Harper, John Kuhn, Raheem Brock and Danny Woodhead here.
The emergence of strong safety Roman Harper is a big part of the Saints' much-improved defense, writes Len Pasquarelli.