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    Dallas Cowboys take a Safety in the first round of early 2022 NFL Mock Draft

    The have done a lot to try and fix a that was devoid of talent and in desperate need of playmakers. In the , they added , Jayon Kearse, , and to the safety position to compete with and .

    Though there's optimism that Wilson will take the next step in his development, there's still a lot to be desired from a coverage standpoint. Kazee, Kearse, and Hooker joined the Cowboys on one-year deals. Mukuamu is making the transition from . While they've attempted to answer the question for 2021, the question at safety remains after this season.

    In his way-too-early 2022 NFL mock draft at The Draft Network, Joe Marino potentially answers that question with Michigan Safety Daxton Hill.

    The Cowboys' remains a work in progress. The unit needs more size on the , pass-rushing consistency, and playmakers to emerge in the secondary. Dallas has options at safety, but the group has a lot to prove and can use a featured piece to help stabilize the secondary. Hill is a former 5-star recruit that has quickly emerged as a star on the backend for Michigan. He has terrific size, athleticism, physicality, and ball skills, making him the total package. He can line up in a variety of spots, including from the slot, as a one-high safety, and in split zones. – Marino

    Hill sounds like 2022's version of TCU Safety . A versatile playmaker who could play single-high safety looks and play in the slot and provide help in run support.

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    The Cowboys haven't shown much interest in taking a safety early in the draft, even when they were staring them right in the face. In previous years they had opportunities to take a player at the safety position only to pass because they placed a higher premium on another position.

    Could Daxton Hill be enough of a playmaker that it could sway Dallas Cowboys decision-makers , , and to take him in the ? Time will tell, but as the 2021 season fast approaches, Hill is a name to have on your radar for the next draft cycle.

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    VAM

    Wayyyy to early. Plus it seems like every year, for some time now, we talk about drafting a “top” Safety, but it doesn’t happen. Like beating a dead horse.

    Guadalupe Chavarria Jr

    I like Jaquan Brisker 6-1 205 Penn State

    Don Howard

    You are joking right c’mon man

    Ras Nardo

    Way too early 2024 mock draft. Dallas selects a safety