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Dallas Cowboys Solidified Safety but are they Done?

For years, fans and analysts of the have wanted the team to make an addition at the position. Aside from the from , you'd have to go back to , , or to find good to great safety play.

Well, in the span of just a few business days, the Cowboys added three players who can give them snaps at safety.

First, they added , who projects to give them snaps at weakside as well as . Then they signed Jaron Kearse, who looks to contribute as a backup to and give them some snaps as well. Then the Dallas Cowboys brought in to be their .

And now they have a at safety that looks pretty good if Kazee is able to bounce back from his season-ending from 2020.

With Donovan Wilson, Keanu Neal, and Jaylon Kearse able to take snaps at strong safety and Damontae Kazee and Reggie Robinson currently on the depth chart at free safety, the Cowboys look solid at the position. There's also been speculation about using some at safety.

But are they done?

The has quite a few players projected to go in the first 100 picks that could fit what they're trying to do in 's cover-3 scheme.

While there is excitement over the additions they've made over the last week, the Cowboys shouldn't let those additions dissuade them from taking a safety in the first few rounds of the . They could look to trading into back end of the for someone like or . Wait and take someone like Ar'Darius Washington or James Wiggins. There are options.

Donovan Wilson has just two years remaining in his rookie contract. Reggie Robinson hasn't played a snap yet. And everyone else is on a one-year deal. Not great for their long-term prospects at the position.

However, with Wilson ascending and if Kazee or Neal can prove to be effective players with Dan Quinn calling the , perhaps they've got a few players that will be in line for a new contract in the 2022 . If there is uncertainty in the about the development or long-term capabilities of their safety group, then they need to add someone in the draft that could potentially take over if the safety play is sub-optimal.

John Williams
John Williams
Dallas Cowboys optimist bringing factual, reasonable takes to Cowboys Nation and the NFL Community. I wasn't always a Cowboys fan, but I got here as quick as I could. Make sure you check out the Inside The Cowboys Podcast featuring John Williams and other analysts following America's Team.

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