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2017 Free Agency: Could This Super Bowl-Saving CB End Up In Dallas?

Unfortunately, our aren't participating in the next Sunday. While is still recovering from Mason friggen' Crosby's field goal, the NFL marches on.

Dallas has a lot it can learn from this year's Super Bowl participants, but there's one player in particular they should be keeping their eyes on when the and battle it out for NFL supremacy.

That Player, Is Patriots' Cornerback Malcolm Butler. Malcolm Butler, Patriots

Butler became a household name in 2014, intercepting in the end zone to clinch the Patriots Dynasty yet another championship, and he now sits as the top corner on the Pats roster.

A former undrafted , Butler has become a star in this league, finishing the with 63 tackles and 4 interceptions. Now an undisputed number one corner in this league, Butler is going to have a chance to get paid this when he becomes a .

Of course, as a restricted free agent, the Patriots will have the right to match any offer which comes his way. Knowing how frugal and the Pats tend to be, however, Butler may be more likely to hit the open market than you think.

This Sunday, when Butler takes the field in the Super Bowl, he will have a chance to one of the league's best talents on the world's biggest stage. Going against gives Butler a chance to showcase his abilities, and potentially help him to break the bank this Spring.

How Realistic Is This For Dallas?

To be honest, probably not that realistic.

Since spending big money and getting burned on back in 2012, the Cowboys have been extremely cheap in their approach to . For Butler to end up in Dallas, it may take more money than they will be willing to dish out.

Plus, getting Butler to leave New England, a consistent contender where he's made his name, will be a problem in itself. Ironically, Butler having a poor game Sunday might actually increase the Cowboys chances to bring him to Dallas.

The problem for Dallas becomes, if not Butler, then who else?

Some other names in free agency are intriguing, such as Dre Kirkpatrick, but the Cowboys must add help in some way. And if they refuse to do so in free agency, then it may hinder their ability to add a pass rusher in this year's draft.

Kevin Brady
Kevin Brady
Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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