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2019 Free Agency Profile: Tyrann Mathieu

Tyrann Mathieu is coming off his third-highest overall grade (75.1) in his six-year career. As part of a scary Houston defense last season, Mathieu ranked 25th out of 102 qualifying safeties in overall grade. Mathieu still has the makings of an electric playmaker on defense, and he should be a difference-maker wherever he ends up in 2019.

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Mathieu was a force against the run last season, finishing with the fifth-best run-defense grade (84.6) among safeties. The honey badger should only continue to improve as he heads into free agency.

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