Dallas Cowboys’ Lunch Pail Team

March 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the draft about a month away and the Cowboys quiet in free agency, it's time to give some credit to certain Cowboys. These guys don't start and don't make the big dollars but still played hard and contributed to the Cowboys overall success last season.
So I bring you the Dallas Cowboys lunch pail team. 
Alan Ball, Safety/Cornerback 
Ball might look lazy here, but when anyone got hurt in the Cowboys secondary, it was Ball who came off the sidelines and into the game. Whether it was for one play or for the four weeks that Ken Hamlin missed, Ball was a crucial part of the Cowboys. 
While he didn't do anything spectacular (he had just 31 tackles last season and no interceptions), he rarely got beat and was able to earn the trust of Wade Phillips, who moved Ball all around the secondary during the season. 
Ball was trusted more with the safety duties than backup Pat Watkins and will be given the same ...

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