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1. Defensive back
T.J. Ward is a fine safety when he's healthy, but he's cornerback-sized and has missed 10 games over the last two years. Usama Young, meanwhile, is also a durability worry at the other safety spot. Cornerback, meanwhile, is a position of rather urgent need, because Buster Skrine isn't a serious starting option opposite Joe Haden.
Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State
Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas
Jonathan Cyprien, S, Florida International
Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington
Matt Elam, S, Florida
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