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DaRon Bland Shines while Kelvin Joseph and Nahshon Wright Struggle Against Broncos

Most of them were backups, but it's safe to say the Cowboys' cornerbacks didn't have the best time against the .

There were some positives but a lot of negatives. It's , of course, but we'd be without content if we didn't overreact.

So with that being said, here are three cornerbacks I want to highlight from Dallas' first preseason game.

Kelvin Joseph

Joseph had an up-and-down game on Saturday.

Joseph looked good in coverage early on but had some negative plays afterward. Seth Williams caught a touchdown on him for the opening score, and you can look at that from two perspectives. While Williams made a phenomenal play, Joseph could've done better to prevent himself from being completely shielded from the ball.

Joseph was one of many Cowboys to commit a as well, jumping offsides to wipe away a Broncos missed field goal before halftime.

He's got a high ceiling, but Joseph has been very inconsistent. It showed against the Broncos.

Nahshon Wright

While Joseph had some bright spots, the same cannot be said for Wright.

He had a penalty in the first quarter that negated his own interception and gave up multiple big plays after that. Brandon Johnson beat him deep for a 40-yard catch, and Kendall Hinton caught a 24-yard pass on Wright for Denver's second score.

He was a project guy when he was drafted, but it doesn't seem like he's improved that much. From what we've heard, Wright has had a good . But that didn't show on Saturday.

DaRon Bland

Bland might've been the Cowboys' best against the Broncos.

The rookie out of Fresno State flashed his physicality and instincts on Saturday. He blew up a screen pass on Denver's first drive and was very active throughout the game.

Bland was flying all over the field and looked outstanding. He was sharp, saw the field well and never made any false steps or hesitations. Wherever he played, Bland was on it.

He may not play too much in the regular season, but Bland proved he can provide depth at cornerback. He's looking like an excellent selection for the Cowboys.

Nick Coppola
Nick Coppola
Student at the University of Oklahoma. Reporter for OU Daily. Junior Writer for Inside The Star. Contributor for Guns Up Nation.

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