The Arizona Cardinals have had a number of talented players at safety in their team history.
While there are a lot of players you and I remember, maybe no player represents the past of the Cardinals more than Larry Wilson.
As Gil Brandt continues his trek through positional rankings all-time, the Cardinals legend makes his mark on the safety list.
15. Larry Wilson
St. Louis Cardinals, 1960-1972
Voted to eight Pro Bowls, First Team All-Pro five times
52 career interceptions
Enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Wilson is the subject of the yearly post from our own BigRedBilly who talks about his greatness and why he is, in his opinion, the greatest Cardinal ever.
Of course most of you never had the pleasure of seeing Larry play, but I'm sure today's Cardinal's fans would have taken to him like Steve Keim takes to a buffet. The ultimate ball-hawk, whether stuffing the run, sacking the quarterback, or intercepting a deep pass, it seemed number '8' would always be closing in to make a play.
There will never be another like Wilson.