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Cowboys Sign RFA Jeff Heath to 4 Year Deal

It has been said throughout numerous NFL off seasons that the teams that re-sign their own are the ones that win. By that logic, the should be doing plenty of winning in 2016.

Today, they added to their list of signings by bringing back on a four year deal.

Heath has served as a core player for the Cowboys during his time here. This past season, he saw 68% of the team's special teams snaps while also taking 205 snaps at safety – where he recorded two interceptions in a week 10 loss to and the Buccaneers.

With Heath now factoring into the team's long-term plan at safety, it gives Dallas the potential upgrade they have been seeking over and . While both players will likely still be on the roster for next season, Heath could see a significant number of snaps at the position playing next to .

Of course, fan favorite prospect (who can play safety or corner) could still find his way onto the roster come April 28th when Dallas enters the of the with the 4th overall pick.

For now, yet another pivotal player for the Cowboys and special teams unit is back in the silver and blue for the next four years.

Sean Martin
Sean Martin
Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.

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