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Jason Garrett Embraces CB Chidobe Awuzie’s Flexibility in Cowboys Secondary

The are good at the . This is a fact. Betting on themselves this to turn over a that lost , , , and to , the Cowboys began to do just that last night by drafting Colorado CB Chidobie Awuzie in the second round and Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis in the third.

While Lewis will be limited slightly due to his height, he does have the ability to play both in the slot and on the outside in a that needs positoinal flexibility, can thrive almost anywhere in the Cowboys secondary – with his new not committing yet to where Awuzie will begin with .

Awuzie played both and safety over his four years at Colorado, showing off the same ball skills and elite instincts at both positions. Chidobie Awuzie defended 39 passes over these four seasons, adding five forced fumbles and three interceptions.

Not too long ago, in 2015, the Cowboys added versatile UCONN safety – seeing immediate results in the secondary as Jones has excelled and found a home at while being ready to walk down at CB.

Drafting another player with this versatility will have great results for the Dallas Cowboys passing defense in 2017 and beyond, and Awuzie is more than ready to go:


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Even more athletic talent remains on the board at CB and S in this , and the Cowboys aren't done just yet with one selection in the fourth, one in the sixth, and two in the seventh.

Inside will keep you covered through the third and final day of this draft.

Sean Martin
Sean Martin
Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.

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