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REPORT: Rival Philadelphia Eagles Trade For CB Darius Slay

After losing All Pro to Miami in earlier this week, the were expected to be aggressive in the cornerback market. After all, their cornerback room was rather unsettled heading into free agency.

Instead, Dallas signed 25 year old and re-signed their own . While these were solid depth creating moves, they certainly weren't the “splash” Cowboys Twitter may have been rooting for.

Still, retaining Brown is an excellent move, as he has really come into his own since moving into the slot full time. And Canady is a darling, who the local Jets media was rather optimistic about in 2019.

The rival did take a big swing at the cornerback market, however. According to 's Adam Schefter, the Eagles have traded for cornerback Darius Slay.

Slay and the Eagles then immediately agreed upon a three year extension worth up to $50 million, according to reports.

Darius Slay had been top-of-mind for this , with hopes of replacing Byron Jones with either he or former Broncos cornerback Chris Harris. Harris is also off the market, however, a new deal with the .

The Cowboys will now likely look to the 2020 draft to bolster their cornerback room, though they may have more faith in taking a step forward than the fanbase does.

Awuzie and have shown signs of how high their ceilings can be at times during their young careers, and they may be relied upon heavily in 2020.

Kevin Brady
Kevin Brady
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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