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New safety becomes newest Dallas pick

J.J. Wilcox

During the months leading up to the NFL Draft, one of the positions almost universally viewed as a major need for the Cowboys was safety, where veteran Gerald Sensabaugh was released over the offseason.

The Cowboys finally addressed that need with the 18th pick in the third round (80th overall) with the selection of J.J. Wilcox of Georgia Southern … who has played safety for just one season. "No doubt about it," Wilcox said when asked if he thinks he can compete for a starting spot with the Cowboys after just one year at the position. "Coming in one year as a starter at safety, it was the same... Recommended Stories

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