Kenny Phillips (21) of the New York Giants celebrates with the fans after defeating the Green Bay Packers during their NFC Divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 15, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Let's look at the safety position as we continue our voting for the 2012 Big Blue View Preseason All-NFC East Team.
Here are your nominees.
Kenny Phillips, Giants-- Maybe not as good as he could have been without the knee troubles he has had, but still pretty darn good. Four interceptions, 86 tackles and a Prof Football Focus rating of +8.3 last season, sixth among NFL safeties.
Gerald Sensabaugh, Cowboys -- Had two interceptions, 72 tackles and a PFF rating of +0.2 last season for a poor Dallas secondary.
Brandon Meriweather, Redskins -- A two-time Pro Bowler who did not have a good experience in Chicago with the Bears last season. He is looking to redeem himself in Dallas.
Antrel Rolle, Giants -- Overrated? Underrated? Everyone has an opinion about the outspoken Rolle. He had two interceptions, 100 tackles and a PFF score of -17.7 last season. That might not be fair, though, since he played out of position covering slot receivers much of the time.
Nate Allen, Eagles -- Entering his third year, Allen has been a starter all along for Philadelphia. He had two interceptions, 58 tackles and a PFF grade of +3.8 last season.
Who should be the safeties on the 2012 Big Blue View Preseason All-NFC East Team?
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