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Though Promising, We Need To Relax About Safety Kavon Frazier

With the addition of former to the Cowboys' defensive , fans are hoping that Dallas will create their own “Legion of Boom.” Of course this is a lofty goal, but one worth pursuing nonetheless.

If the Cowboys are to recreate the Legion of Boom they will need their version of two vital pieces: and .

The Seahawks works, in many ways, because of these two players. Thomas' ability to play centerfield and literally defend sideline to sideline gives the Seahawks the freedom to use Chancellor where he's best, as a box . Chancellor is a big, physical safety who defends the run effectively in the box and can blanket tight ends in man coverage with his size and athleticism.

These safeties are arguably the most critical pieces to the Legion of Boom, though having a shutdown corner in certainly doesn't hurt.

Realizing Chancellor's importance, are hoping that current safety can fulfill this role in Dallas. Since being drafted by the Cowboys in 2016 Frazier has made his home on . As an impressive tackler in both punt and kick coverage, Frazier earned himself time at safety down the stretch of the .

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All in all, Frazier played rather well. Against the he stepped in and made a few splash plays at the line of scrimmage, causing to lose their minds. After that impressive Thursday night game, however, Kavon Frazier didn't really reach that same level of performance.

Frazier is still a liability when asked to cover, especially when asked to play as a two deep safety. He also struggles when taking angles at times, though playing downhill as a tackler is his best attribute. Frazier actually reminds me a bit of , though over time Church became more refined in coverage than Frazier currently is.

Some have argued that Kavon Frazier's presence should stop the Cowboys from considering a safety. I would disagree, and actually believe that if Florida State's is available, the Cowboys should consider making that pick.

If you could combine the athleticism and coverage abilities of with the physicality and “box safety” qualities of Kavon Frazier, you'd have a fantastic safety. Unfortunately, this isn't the Marvel Universe and we are left without any super heroes in the back-end.

Hopefully Kris Richard will figure out how to correctly place all of these pieces in the going forward.

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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That’s not Kavon Frazier in the pic. That’s FORMER Cowboy DB #39 Brandon Carr.


Asking any Safety to be another Earl Thomas or Kam Chancellor is pretty unrealistic and WAY too much pressure to put on any kid. We have needed a top-notch Safety since Woody retired. I’ve been saying this for so long that I’m sick of saying it. Unfortunately the staff puts as much stock in highly drafting Safeties as they do Defensive Tackles.


James will not be there at 19 and even if he were Vea, Payne, Roquan, Edmunds and Nelson would have to be off the board for me to pick him…..


James is like Bryon Jones in two ways, he is very athletic and doesn’t make interceptions.

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