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Trevon Diggs is Earning his Stripes in Training Camp

One of the biggest question marks for the in the was finding a new CB1 after losing to . In the of the , the Cowboys filled that hole by drafting out of Alabama and set up an interesting competition between himself, , and for the top corner spot. With both veterans currently nursing minor , Diggs has gotten more opportunities in camp with the starting unit and he's making them all count.

It's been well documented that Diggs has playing the position. In an with San Antonio on Thursday, Diggs talked about how it helps him play corner more effectively.

“It helps me play the ball better, locating the ball, tracking the ball, having a feel for the ball, having a feel for routes,” Diggs said. “When receivers break down, I know when they're really breaking and when they're not breaking. Little things that I've done as a receiver that are just natural to me. It helped me be more fluid in my transition. I feel like it helped me a lot.”

The Cowboys have three dynamic receivers in , , and rookie . The extra reps Diggs is getting is allowing him to deal with the growing pains of playing corner on the NFL level quickly which is something he's more than willing to do.

“I'm a competitor,” Diggs said. “I like to compete. I feel like if you get me on that route once, you're not going to get me on it twice. I like to build from my mistakes. I take all those lessons and learn from them.”

Diggs has been thrown to wolves so to speak early and his transition from the college ranks to the pros is going as planned. The Cowboys hit the jackpot with CeeDee Lamb in the and it appears they doubled down on their luck in the second round with Diggs.

Matthew Lenix
Matthew Lenix
I write dope stuff about the Dallas Cowboys and what not.

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