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Year in Review: Safeties

S Mike Brown (Kevin  Cox/Getty)

The Cover 2 defense requires excellent play from both safety positions, but the Bears simply aren't getting it. Mike Brown can't remain healthy, Kevin Payne is undisciplined, and injuries just won't go away. Bear Report takes a look back at 2008 for the safeties while also looking ahead to 2009.

2008 Review Three of the four teams remaining in the championship round of the NFL playoffs – the Steelers, Ravens, and Eagles – have been getting Pro Bowl-caliber play from the safety position for quite a while, and the Cardinals also feature a former Pro Bowler at that spot in Adrian Wilson. S Craig SteltzJonathan Daniel/Getty Images Mike Brown was voted to Hawaii in 2005 and even made an...

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