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Dallas Cowboys Sign Journeyman Safety Jeron Johnson

After losing to an ACL against the and watching sustain a somewhat serious hamstring injury that may prevent him from playing Week 1, the added some depth to the position by journeyman Jeron Johnson.

Jeron Johnson is the second safety (Dominick Sanders) the Dallas Cowboys have signed in as many days. Although they probably aren't considered starting quality players, they will provide much-needed depth until Xavier Woods can get back on the field.

Johnson, is a 30-year-old journeyman safety who was most recently with the . He was originally an undrafted signing with the Seattle Seahawks in 2011 where he spent several seasons, his time overlapping with . Surprisingly enough, he is also a Boise State product, a college Institute the Cowboys are all too familiar with.

Johnson's familiarity with Kris Richard's should help him hit the ground running so to speak. It's unlikely he will be asked to be anything more than a solid rotational player, but he could end up being nothing more than a camp body until Woods is back up to speed.

Even though the Dallas Cowboys have added Jeron Johnson and Dominick Sanders to provide more depth to the safety position, it probably doesn't negate the possibility of signing . The Cowboys are supposedly intrigued by Iloka and his experience, but “at the right price.”

Brian Martin
Brian Martin
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