Dallas Cowboys: Revamped Secondary Will Have To Pay Off For Win in Carolina

October 20, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Following the 2011 NFL regular season, cries were abound for significant change concerning the personnel in the Dallas Cowboys’ defensive backfield.
If it wasn’t the inability of starting cornerback Mike Jenkins to stay healthy, it was the rapidly fading speed and tenacity of counterpart Terence Newman, released during the offseason and now playing with the Bengals in Cincinnati.
Well, you know the rest of the story concerning all the new faces lined up at cornerback for 2012. Yet despite all the money and resources spent on free-agent corner Brandon Carr, from Kansas City, and Morris Claiborne, first-round pick out of LSU, Dallas is below .500 almost half-way through the regular season.
Let me be clear on this: The Dallas secondary has not been the weakest link of this football team. I don’t even think the defensive side of the ball has been anywhere close to being as liable for the disappointing start as the Dallas offensive and special teams units.
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