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Where Cowboys CB Marquez White Fits In 2018

In the the selected four new , three of which saw significant playing time during their rookie season.

Those three, of course, are , , and . That fourth , however, should not be forgotten about as we enter the beginning stages of the . That player is former Florida State .

Rather than playing alongside his rookie counterparts in the , White spent time on the Cowboys in 2017. The former pick was signed to a futures contract at the end of 2017, however, and now has a chance to compete in camp once again.

Entering their sophomore seasons the starting secondary already appears to be taking shape. Chidobe Awuzie and are just about locked in to the outside cornerback jobs, Xavier Woods is expected to start at beside , and Jourdan Lewis is battling with now third year player for the slot corner role.

So where does Marquez White fit into all of this?

Cowboys CB Marquez White Could Emerge in 2018
Dallas Cowboys CB Marquez White

Well, the aforementioned players are locks to make the , but Marquez White should be the favorite to win the 5th cornerback spot going forward. White's raw talent is undeniable, and he has the ability to play under both man and zone responsibilities.

The main reason we should be optimistic about Marquez White's chances to land on the final roster, however, is his athletic profile. At 6'0″ tall, just under 200 pounds, and long arms White fits the mold for what new secondary coach and tends to look for in his cornerbacks.

And, for better or for worse, Richard clearly values these measureables highly. This is evident in how second year corner Jourdan Lewis has been used thus far in mini camp and activities; being relegated to second team and the slot rather than allowed to compete for an outside cornerback job with Awuzie and Jones.

So with the arrival of Kris Richard, the departure of , the underwhelming play of Anthony Brown, and the raw talent he already possesses, Marquez White has a very strong chance of making the final 53-man roster in Dallas.

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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Steve Franchise

Duke Thomas is the favorite to get that last spot over white. Thomas out played white by a large margin!

Frank McGriff

Jason Garrett is a joke and always has been. He is not an NFL coach he should be in the stands yelling bud light.

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