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    Game Of Zones: Orlando Scandrick Ready To Fight For Slot CB Crown

    As exclaimed Chidobe Awuzie's name and announced the ' pick in the 2017 , the future of Orlando Scandrick immediately came into question.

    The veteran corner has been a member of the Cowboys since 2008, but after some and turning 30, the Cowboys were forced to look in another direction.

    Before Pearson could even get the last syllable of “Awuzie” out of his mouth, reports that Dallas was looking to move Scandrick for another draft pick were off and running. And, in the minds of some, these efforts came with good reason.

    Awuzie possesses many of the same skills a younger Scandrick did. With the ability to move around the and play/blitz effectively from the slot, Awuzie is expected to directly challenge for Orlando Scandrick's job during .

    Spolier alert, Scandrick isn't scared.

    Orlando Scandrick told longtime Cowboys reporter that he's accepting this challenge, and will not be simply giving anyone his job on this roster.

    I love this quote from Scandrick, and think it speaks to his character and mentality as a player. Orlando Scandrick has been a dog ever since entering the league, going from 5th round pick to effective starter on the very same team which drafted him.

    Many may think that time has passed Scandrick by, and the time to move on from him has come, but I am happy to see that Orlando is not simply gifting his slot on the to the younger guys.

    Competition makes everyone better, and forcing rookies like Awuzie and to work their way up their ladder will only make the Cowboys secondary even greater as a whole.

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    Kevin Brady
    Kevin Bradyhttps://kevinrobertbrady.wordpress.com
    Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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    Kevin Black

    I love Scandrick and I hope the Cowboys go long in the CB group. I’d like them to see keep White as well. If they only keep five, then White will be the main competition for Scandrick’s spot on the roster. Awuzie would slide into Scandrick’s spot on the field though.

    Travis Diggs

    They might have to carry 6 cbs if they dont release Carroll. Remember Awuzie can play safety too, you might go with 6 cbs and 4 safeties