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Darrelle Revis, the NFL's premier cornerback for several recent seasons, relocated to Tampa in the offseason. Ed Reed, long one of the league's top safeties, also moved. Troy Polamalu, another standout defensive back, stayed put as he attempts to fight off recent injury issues. Are these three stalwarts still the league's best? Or has football's younger DB generation taken over? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

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NFL DBs in 2013

Champ Bailey

Champ Bailey

Broncos
2012: 66 tackles, 2 INT

Eric Berry

Eric Berry

Chiefs
2012: 86 tackles, INT

Jairus Byrd

Jairus Byrd

Bills
2012: 76 tackles, 4 FF, 5 INT

Antonio Cromartie

Antonio Cromartie

Jets
2012: 35 tackles, 3 INT

Brandon Flowers

Brandon Flowers

Chiefs
2012: 48 tackles, sack, 3 INT

Dashon Goldson

Dashon Goldson

Buccaneers
2012: 69 tackles, FF, 3 INT

Joe Haden

Joe Haden

Browns
2012: 51 tackles, FF, 3 INT

Johnathan Joseph

Johnathan Joseph

Texans
2012: 57 tackles, 2 INT

Patrick Peterson

Patrick Peterson

Cardinals
2012: 55 tackles, 7 INT

Troy Polamalu

Troy Polamalu

Steelers
2012: 34 tackles, sack, INT

Ed Reed

Ed Reed

Texans
2012: 58 tackles, 4 INT

Darrelle Revis

Darrelle Revis

Buccaneers
2012: 11 tackles, FF, INT

Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman

Seahawks
2012: 64 tackles, 3 FF, sack, 8 INT

Earl Thomas

Earl Thomas

Seahawks
2012: 66 tackles, FF, 3 INT

Charles Tillman

Charles Tillman

Bears
2012: 86 tackles, 10 FF, 3 INT

Eric Weddle

Eric Weddle

Chargers
2012: 97 tackles, sack, 2 FF, 3 INT

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The player most consider the biggest prize in free agency remains unattached, but the Texans no longer appear among those on pins and needles. Rumored to be one of the top suitors for Nnamdi Asomugha, the Texans instead signed former Bengals cornerback Johnathan Joseph and former Bears safety Daniel Manning to help their beleaguered secondary.

More moves: Donovan McNabb | Albert Haynesworth | Kevin Kolb | Santonio Holmes | Matt Hasselbeck | Sidney Rice | Reggie Bush


Is Joseph a consolation prize?

The Bengals will reportedly pay Joseph $48.75 million over five years, with $23.5 million guaranteed. Are they getting a poor man's Asomugha for the money?

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Is the defense fixed?

Let's make a list of the teams that gave up more yards than the Texans last season. You've got the Broncos, the Redskins ... and we're done.

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What's the reality for Bengals?

There's little doubt Chad Ochocinco is the more recognizable name departing the Bengals, but is the real loss the guy on the other side of the ball?

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Who should Colts worry about?

The Colts looked vulnerable last season at 10-6 but still won the AFC South. Meanwhile, the Titans and Texans finished tied for last at 6-10.

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